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Dictionary entry overview: What does caffeine mean?
• CAFFEINE (noun)
The noun CAFFEINE has 1 sense:
1. a bitter alkaloid found in coffee and tea that is responsible for their stimulating effects
Familiarity information: CAFFEINE used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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A bitter alkaloid found in coffee and tea that is responsible for their stimulating effects
Nouns denoting substances
Hypernyms ("caffeine" is a kind of...):
alkaloid (natural bases containing nitrogen found in plants)
Holonyms ("caffeine" is a substance of...):
tea (a beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water)
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