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veratridine

[ vuh-ra-tri-deen, -din ]
/ vəˈræ trɪˌdin, -dɪn /
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noun Chemistry.
a yellowish-white, amorphous, water-soluble, poisonous alkaloid, C36H51NO11, occurring as a component of veratrine.
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Origin of veratridine

First recorded in 1905–10; from Latin vērātr(um) “hellebore” + -id3 + -ine2 (def. 2)
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British Dictionary definitions for veratridine

veratridine
/ (vɪˈrætrɪˌdiːn) /

noun
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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