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

  • n. A poisonous colorless liquid alkaloid, C5H10NC3H7, found in the poison hemlock.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See conine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as conine.


Late Latin c┼Źnium, conium; see conium + -ine2.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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