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- n. An acrid toxic substance obtained from some species of anemone.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An acrid, poisonous, crystallizable substance, obtained from some species of anemone.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A crystalline substance extracted from some species of the genus Anemone.
The active chemical principles of each plant are "anemonin" and "anemonic acid."