Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A poisonous colorless liquid alkaloid, C8H17N, found in the poison hemlock.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as conine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun See conine.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A poisonous alkaloid found in poison hemlock and the yellow pitcher plant; it is a neurotoxin which disrupts the peripheral nervous system.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Late Latin cōnium, conium; see conium + –ine.]

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