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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A glucoside found in the poisonous berries of a species of honeysuckle (Lonicera xylosteum), and extracted as a bitter, white, crystalline substance.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An active poisonous principle which has been isolated from the seeds of Lonicera Xylosteum, a species of honeysuckle.

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  • A poisonous, bitter substance found in the berries of the fly-honeysuckle (Lonicera Xylosteum).

    September 17, 2008