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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A crystalline, poisonous, bitter compound, C15H16O6 + H2O, formed, together with picrotin, when picrotoxin is boiled with benzene or chloroform, and also in other ways. It melts at 200–201° C.

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