Meaning of JERVINE in English

ˈjərˌvēn, -_və̇n noun

( -s )

Etymology: New Latin jervina, from Spanish yervina, perhaps from yervo vetch, chick-pea (from Latin ervum ) + -ina -ine

: a crystalline alkaloid C 26 H 39 NO 3 related in structure to the steroids and found in the rhizomes and roots of white hellebore, American hellebore, and other species of the genus Veratrum

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