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2 definitions found
 for theobromine
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Theobromine \The`o*bro"mine\, n. (Chem.)
     An alkaloidal ureide, C7H8N4O2, homologous with and
     resembling caffeine, produced artificially, and also
     extracted from cacao and chocolate (from Theobroma Cacao)
     as a bitter white crystalline substance; -- called also
     dimethyl xanthine.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  cacaine \ca*ca"ine\, n. (Chem.)
     The essential principle of cacao; -- now called
     theobromine.
     [1913 Webster]

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