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veratrine definitions

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: New Latin veratrina, from Veratrum, genus of herbs Date: 1822 a poisonous irritant mixture of alkaloids from sabadilla seed that has been used as a counterirritant and insecticide

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a poisonous compound obtained from sabadilla etc., and used esp. as a local irritant in the treatment of neuralgia and rheumatism. Etymology: F vératrine f. L veratrum hellebore

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Veratrine Ve*ra"trine (?; 277), n. [Cf. F. v['e]ratrine. See Veratrum.] (Chem.) A poisonous alkaloid obtained from the root hellebore (Veratrum) and from sabadilla seeds as a white crystalline powder, having an acrid, burning taste. It is sometimes used externally, as in ointments, in the local treatment of neuralgia and rheumatism. Called also veratria, and veratrina.



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