from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Food poisoning, erroneously believed to be the result of ptomaine ingestion. Not in scientific use.
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- n. a term for food poisoning that is no longer in scientific use; food poisoning was once thought to be caused by ingesting ptomaines
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