Definition of yohimbenine in English:

yohimbenine

(also johimbenine, yohimbenin, johimbenin)

Pronunciation /jə(ʊ)ˈhɪmbəniːn/

noun

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

    Said to be isomeric with yohimbine.

Origin

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