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- n. A white crystalline alkaloid extracted from sassy bark (Erythrophleum guineense).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A white crystalline alkaloid, extracted from sassy bark (Erythrophleum Guineense).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A crystalline poisonous alkaloid, C28H43O5N (?), contained in the bark of Erythrophleum Guineense: a local anesthetic and heart-poison. It is used by the natives of the west coast of Africa as an arrow-poison.
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