Definitions for veratrineˈvɛr əˌtrin, -trɪn

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  1. veratrine(Noun)

    A poisonous mixture of alkaloids (veratridines) obtained from the seeds of the sabadilla plant

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  1. Veratrine(noun)

    a poisonous alkaloid obtained from the root hellebore (Veratrum) and from sabadilla seeds as a white crystalline powder, having an acrid, burning taste. It is sometimes used externally, as in ointments, in the local treatment of neuralgia and rheumatism. Called also veratria, and veratrina

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. vratrine. See Veratrum.]

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