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- n. The alkaloid cytisine when extracted from gorse (of genus Ulex)
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An alkaloid prepared from Ulex Europæus, the common gorse or furze. It has been employed as a diuretic in cases of dropsy due to heart-disease.
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