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A plant toxin originally isolated from the mezereon.
Origin: ; compare daphnine.
a dark green bitter resin extracted from the mezereon (Daphne mezereum) and regarded as the essential principle of the plant
a white, crystalline, bitter substance, regarded as a glucoside, and extracted from Daphne mezereum and D. alpina
Origin: [Cf. F. daphnine.]
Daphnin is a plant toxin. It can be produced from dihydroxycoumarin by O-dihydroxycoumarin 7-O-glucosyltransferase.
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