Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Pertaining to, or obtained from, nux vomica or Saint Ignatius's bean; as, igasuric acid

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to, or obtained from, nux vomica or St. Ignatius's bean.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Noting an amorphous astringent acid combined with the alkaloids in the seeds of Strychnos Nux Vomica and S. Ignatia, and probably identical with caffeotannic acid.

Etymologies

See igasurine. (Wiktionary)

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