Definitions

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 mezereum and Daphne alpina.

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  • noun organic chemistry A plant toxin originally isolated from the mezereon.

Etymologies

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Daphne +‎ -in; compare French daphnine.

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