Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An alkaloid obtained as a yellow amorphous substance by the decomposition of veratrine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An alkaloid obtained as a yellow amorphous substance by the decomposition of veratrine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A yellow, amorphous compound, C28H45OSN, prepared by the action of alcoholic sodium hydroxid on veratridine. It melts at 130° C., and closely resembles cevin, with which it may be identical.

Etymologies

Contraction of veratrine. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Minnakse trepist üles, lõhutakse mutikese uks ning piki koridori on näha, et kuidas mutike seisab kesest tuba ja on üleni verine.

    [Rec] (2007)

  • There’s people with telepathy, super strength, and the most popular character, the high school cheerleader Claire, whose powers to heal from any injury earned her the nickname “Cheer-verine” by fans of the show.

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