Definition of tropine in English:

tropine

(also tropin)

Pronunciation /ˈtrəʊpiːn/

noun

Chemistry
  • A crystalline heterocyclic alcohol originally obtained by hydrolysis of atropine.

    Tropine is a hydroxylated derivative of tropane. Systematic name: 3-tropanol; C₈H₁₅NO.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Chemical News. From German Tropin.