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delphinine

[del-fuh-neen, -nin] /ˈdɛl fəˌnin, -nɪn/
noun, Chemistry.
1.
a bitter, poisonous, crystalline alkaloid, C 33 H 45 NO 9 , obtained from various species of larkspur, especially Delphinium staphisagria.
Origin of delphinine
1820-1830
1820-30; delphin(ium) + -ine2
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