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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A substance found in Strychnos Ignatia (St. Ignatius' bean): once thought to be a distinct alkaloid, but found to be impure brucine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) An alkaloid found in nux vomica, and extracted as a white crystalline substance.

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  • noun chemistry An alkaloid found in nux vomica, and extracted as a white crystalline substance.

Etymologies

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Malay igasura the nux vomica.

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