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- n. An alkaloid obtained from the yellow jasmine, Gelsemium sempervirens.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An alkaloid obtained from the yellow jasmine (Gelsemium sempervirens), as a bitter white semicrystalline substance; -- called also gelsemia.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A colorless, inodorous solid alkaloid, intensely bitter, obtained from Gelsemium sempervirens, and used in medicine in the treatment of certain inflammatory affections.