caffein vs caffeine what difference

what is difference between caffein and caffeine

English

Noun

caffein (usually uncountable, plural caffeins)

  1. Alternative spelling of caffeine


English

Alternative forms

  • caffein

Etymology

From French caféine, from café (coffee), or German Caffein, Kaffein (cp. Coffein, Koffein), from Kaffee (coffee) (cp. Kaffe, Koffee, Koffe), or Italian caffè (coffee) +‎ -ine

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈkæfiːn/ or /kæˈfiːn/

Noun

caffeine (usually uncountable, plural caffeines)

  1. An alkaloid, C8H10N4O2, found naturally in tea and coffee plants which acts as a mild stimulant on the central nervous system. [from 1830]
    Coordinate terms: guaranine, mateine, theine

Derived terms

  • caffeine-free

Translations

Further reading

  • caffeine on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

References


Italian

Noun

caffeine f pl

  1. plural of caffeina

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