emetic

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morphine derivative that is not as strong as morphine; used as an emetic and in small doses as a sedative apomorphine
perennial woodland native of North America having a red root and red sap and bearing a solitary lobed leaf and white flower in early spring and having acrid emetic properties; rootstock used as a stimulant and expectorant bloodroot , puccoon , redroot , Sanguinaria canadensis , tetterwort
vine of the genus Bryonia having large leaves and small flowers and yielding acrid juice with emetic and purgative properties briony , bryony
any of various mostly giant tropical lianas of Africa and Madagascar having greenish or purple flowers and long smooth pods; roots formerly used as an emetic cynancum
substance such that one to three tablespoons dissolved in a glass of warm water is a homemade emetic dry mustard , powdered mustard
low tropical American shrub having powerful emetic properties Jew-bush , Jewbush , Jew bush , Pedilanthus tithymaloides , redbird cactus , redbird flower
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