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- n. An alkaloid found in opium; noscapine
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An alkaloid found in opium, and extracted as a white crystalline substance, tasteless and less poisonous than morphine; -- called also narcotia.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A crystallized alkaloid of opium, C22H23NO7.
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