veratrin

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veratrine or veratrin (ˈvɛrəˌtriːn, ˈvɛrətrɪn)
 
n
a white poisonous mixture obtained from the seeds of sabadilla, consisting of veratridine and several other alkaloids: formerly used in medicine as a counterirritant
 
[C19: from Latin vērātrum hellebore + -ine²]
 
veratrin or veratrin
 
n
 
[C19: from Latin vērātrum hellebore + -ine²]

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