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  • n. jervine

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A greenish, oily, nitrogenous hydrocarbon, C12H19N7, obtained from coal tar, and probably consisting of a mixture of several metameric compounds which are higher derivatives of the base pyridine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An obsolete green basic dye-stuff.
  • n. An alkaloid, supposed to be the same as jervine, obtained from Veratrum viride.


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