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  • n. An alkaloid obtained from the yellow jasmine, Gelsemium sempervirens.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An alkaloid obtained from the yellow jasmine (Gelsemium sempervirens), as a bitter white semicrystalline substance; -- called also gelsemia.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A colorless, inodorous solid alkaloid, intensely bitter, obtained from Gelsemium sempervirens, and used in medicine in the treatment of certain inflammatory affections.

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