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- n. A pyrrolidine alkaloid found mainly in coca leaves, extracted as a pungent yellow oil.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An alkaloid associated with cocaine in coca leaves (Erythroxylon coca), and extracted as a thick, yellow oil, having a pungent taste and odor.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A liquid and volatile alkaloid obtained from coca-leaves. It forms crystallizable salts with acids.
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The product is not quite pure, but contains some hygrine, traces of gum and other matters.