Meaning of VERATRINE in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈver-ə-ˌtrēn, və-ˈra-trən ]


Etymology: New Latin veratrina, from Veratrum, genus of herbs

Date: 1822

: a poisonous irritant mixture of alkaloids from sabadilla seed that has been used as a counterirritant and insecticide

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