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Picra
Picraena excelsa
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Picrasma excelsa
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Picris echioides
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picro-
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Picrotoxin definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PICROTOX'IN, n. [Gr. bitter, and L. toxicum.] The bitter and poisonous principle of the Cocculus Indicus.

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1815 a poisonous bitter crystalline stimulant and convulsive substance C30H34O13 obtained from the berry of a southeast Asian vine (Anamirta cocculus) and used intravenously as an antidote for barbiturate poisoning

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Picrotoxin Pic`ro*tox"in, n. [Gr. ? bitter + toxic + -in.] (Chem.) A bitter white crystalline substance found in the cocculus indicus. It is a peculiar poisonous neurotic and intoxicant, and consists of a mixture of several neutral substances.




 


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