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coniine

[koh-nee-een, -in, -neen] /ˈkoʊ niˌin, -ɪn, -nin/
noun
1.
a volatile, highly poisonous alkaloid, C 8 H 17 N, constituting the active principle of the poison hemlock.
Also, conin
[koh-nin] /ˈkoʊ nɪn/ (Show IPA),
conine
[koh-neen, -nin] /ˈkoʊ nin, -nɪn/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; coni(um) + -ine2
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  • The major toxic principle is coniine and related alkaloids.
British Dictionary definitions for coniine

coniine

/ˈkəʊnɪˌiːn; -nɪɪn; -niːn/
noun
1.
Also called cicutine (ˈsɪkjʊtiːn), conicine (ˈkəʊnɪsiːn). a colourless poisonous soluble liquid alkaloid found in hemlock; 2-propylpiperidine. Formula: C5H10NC3H7
Word Origin
C19: from conium + ine²
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