from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A glucoside, C10H14O6, found in agoniada or agonia bark (Plumeria lancifolia), which is used in Brazil as a remedy for intermittent fevers. It is bitter, and crystallizes in needles which melt at 155° C.
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Peckolt and Geuther isolated from the bark the glucoside, _agoniadin_