veratridine

[vuh-ra-tri-deen, -din]
noun Chemistry.
  1. a yellowish-white, amorphous, water-soluble, poisonous alkaloid, C36H51NO11, occurring with veratrine in the seeds of the sabadilla.

Origin of veratridine

1905–10; < Latin vērātr(um) hellebore + -id3 + -ine2
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British Dictionary definitions for veratridine

veratridine

noun
  1. a yellowish-white amorphous alkaloid obtained from the seeds of sabadilla. Formula: C 36 H 51 NO 11

Word Origin for veratridine

C20: from veratr (ine) + -id ³ + -ine ²
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