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veratridine

[vuh-ra-tri-deen, -din] /vəˈræ trɪˌdin, -dɪn/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a yellowish-white, amorphous, water-soluble, poisonous alkaloid, C 36 H 51 NO 11 , occurring with veratrine in the seeds of the sabadilla.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; < Latin vērātr(um) hellebore + -id3 + -ine2
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veratridine

/vɪˈrætrɪˌdiːn/
noun
1.
a yellowish-white amorphous alkaloid obtained from the seeds of sabadilla. Formula: C36H51NO11
Word Origin
C20: from veratr(ine) + -id³ + -ine²
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