Definition of pinipicrin in US English:

pinipicrin

noun

Chemistry
rare
  • A bitter glucoside, C₂₂H₃₆O₁₁, obtained from the needles and bark of the Scots pine, Pinus sylvestris, and the leaves of the American arbor vitae, Thuja occidentalis.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From German Pinipicrin from classical Latin pīnus + German -i- + ancient Greek πικρός bitter + German -in.

Pronunciation

pinipicrin

/ˌpʌɪnɪˈpɪkrɪn/