Definition of theanine in English:

theanine

noun

Biochemistry
  • An amino acid found primarily in the tea plant (Camellia sinensis), frequently used as a dietary supplement and to treat anxiety.

    Chemical formula: C₂H₅(NH)COC₂H₂C(NH₂)COOH

Pronunciation

theanine

/ˈTHēənēn/ /ˈθiənin/