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  • n. A vegetable alkaloid, C8H17NO, found with conine in the poison hemlock (Conium maculatum).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A vegetable alkaloid found with conine in the poison hemlock (Conium maculatum). It is a white crystalline substance, C8H17NO, easily convertible into conine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An alkaloid (C8H17NO) found in the leaves and fruit of Conium maculatum. It forms colorless iridescent crystals.

Etymologies

conium hydrate (Wiktionary)

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