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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An alkaloid distinct from picrotoxin and obtained from the cocculus indicus (the fruit of Anamirta cocculus, formerly Menispermum cocculus) as a white, crystalline, tasteless powder.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An alkaloid distinct from picrotoxin and obtained from the cocculus indicus (the fruit of Anamirta Cocculus, formerly Menispermum Cocculus) as a white, crystalline, tasteless powder; -- called also menispermina.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An alkaloid extracted from the shells of the fruit of Anamirta Cocculus. It is tasteless and medicinally inert. See Cocculus.

Etymologies

Compare French ménispermine. (Wiktionary)

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