[ grey-an-uh-tok-sin ]

  1. a toxin found in the nectar of some species of rhododendron and other plants of the family Ericaceae and in food made from their nectar, as unpasteurized honey, poisonous to humans and animals.

  • Also called a·ce·tyl·an·drom·e·dol [uh-seet-l-an-drom-i-dawl, uh-set-l-, as-i-tl-], /əˌsit l ænˈdrɒm ɪˌdɔl, əˌsɛt l-, ˌæs ɪ tl-/, an·drom·e·do·tox·in [an-drom-i-doh-tok-sin], /ænˌdrɒm ɪ doʊˈtɒk sɪn/, rho·do·tox·in [roh-doh-tok-sin] /ˌroʊ doʊˈtɒk sɪn/ .

Words Nearby grayanotoxin Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024