Meaning of NARCEINE in English


ˈnärsēˌēn, -sēə̇n noun

( -s )

Etymology: French narcéine, from Greek narkē numbness + French -ine — more at snare

: a bitter crystalline narcotic amphoteric alkaloid C 23 H 27 NO 8 found in opium and also obtainable from narcotine

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