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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A bicyclic alkaloid obtained by dehydration of atropine

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An alkaloid, C8H13N, obtained by the chemical dehydration of tropine, as an oily liquid having a coninelike odor.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A colorless oily alkaloid, , prepared by the action of dilute acids on tropine. It boils at 162-163° C.


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