Definition of rhoeadine in English:

rhoeadine

(also rheadine, rheadin, rhoeadin)

noun

Chemistry
  • A mildly toxic alkaloid present in the seed capsules of the corn poppy.

Origin

Mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). From French rhoeadine from Hellenistic Greek ῥοιαδ-, ῥοιάς corn poppy + French -ine, after scientific Latin rhoeas, specific epithet (Linnaeus Species plantarum I. 507).

Pronunciation

rhoeadine

/ˈriːədiːn/