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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 qui·nine /ˈkwaɪˌnaɪn ||ˈkwɪ ||kwɪˈnaɪn ||kɪˈnin ||kwɪˈnin/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 qui·nine /ˈkwaɪˌnaɪn , kwɪnˈɪn, ˈkwɪnɪn/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Qui·nine n.  Chem. An alkaloid extracted from the bark of several species of cinchona (esp. Cinchona Calisaya) as a bitter white crystalline substance, C20H24N2O2. Hence, by extension Med., any of the salts of this alkaloid, as the acetate, chloride, sulphate, etc., employed as a febrifuge or antiperiodic. Called also quinia, quinina, etc. [Written also chinine.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a bitter alkaloid extracted from chinchona bark; used in
          malaria therapy