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anabasine

[ uh-nab-uh-seen, -sin ]
/ əˈnæb əˌsin, -sɪn /
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noun Chemistry.
a colorless, poisonous liquid, C10H14N2, used as an insecticide.
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Origin of anabasine

<New Latin Anabas(is) genus name (see ana-, basis) + -ine2
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