from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A glucoside found in the bark and flowers of plants of the genus Daphne.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun rare A dark green bitter resin extracted from the mezereon (
Daphne mezereum) and regarded as the essential principle of the plant.
- noun A white, crystalline, bitter substance, regarded as a glucoside, and extracted from
Daphne mezereumand Daphne alpina.
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- noun organic chemistry A
plant toxinoriginally isolated from the mezereon.
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Daphne + -in; compare French daphnine.
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