Definition of yohimbenine in English:

yohimbenine

(also johimbenine, johimbenin, yohimbenin)

noun

Chemistry
rare
  • An alkaloid of uncertain identity obtained from the bark and leaves of the yohimbe tree (Pausinystalia johimbe).

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Bulletin Pharmacy. From German Yohimbenin, † Johimbenin, partly with remodelling of the suffix after -ine.

Pronunciation

yohimbenine

/jə(ʊ)ˈhɪmbəniːn/