Origin: < L Thebae (< Gr Thēbai), Thebes + -ine: after an opium from Thebes
See thebaine in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: New Latin (herba) thēbaia, (herb of) Thebes, Egyptian opium (from Latin Thēbaea, feminine of Thēbaeus, Theban, from Thēbae, Thebes, from Greek Thēbai)
Origin: + -ine2.
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