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  • n. The clear, viscid fluid secreted by the poison glands of certain snakes.
  • n. A nitrogenous base contained in this fluid, believed to be the active poisonous principle of the virus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The clear, viscid fluid secreted by the poison glands of certain serpents; also, a nitrogenous base contained in this, and supposed to be the active poisonous principle of the virus.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Serpent-poison; the secretion from the poison-glands of the viper and other serpents.

Etymologies

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echidna +‎ -ine

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