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  1. daphnin(Noun)

    A plant toxin originally isolated from the mezereon.

  2. Origin: ; compare daphnine.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Daphnin(noun)

    a dark green bitter resin extracted from the mezereon (Daphne mezereum) and regarded as the essential principle of the plant

  2. Daphnin(noun)

    a white, crystalline, bitter substance, regarded as a glucoside, and extracted from Daphne mezereum and D. alpina

  3. Origin: [Cf. F. daphnine.]


  1. Daphnin

    Daphnin is a plant toxin. It can be produced from dihydroxycoumarin by O-dihydroxycoumarin 7-O-glucosyltransferase.

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