anabasine


anab·a·sine

noun \ə-ˈnab-ə-ˌsēn, -sən\

Definition of ANABASINE

: an insecticidal liquid alkaloid C10H14N2 related to nicotine and found in tobacco and in a nearly leafless Asian subshrub (Anabasis aphylla) of the goosefoot family (Chenopodiaceae)

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