What does veratrine mean?

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

Webster Dictionary

  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.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of veratrine in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of veratrine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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