noun chel·i·do·nine \ˌkeləˈdōˌnēn, kəˈlidənˌēn\

Definition of chelidonine



  1. :  a crystalline alkaloid C20H19NO5 found in celandine and other papaveraceous plants

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Origin and Etymology of chelidonine

International Scientific Vocabulary chelidon- (from Greek chelidonion celandine) + -ine; originally formed as French chélidonine

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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