plural -s
: a very bitter poisonous crystalline alkaloid C24H40N2 obtained from certain tropical trees of the family Apocynaceae (especially Holarrhena antidysenterica and Wrightia zeylandica)

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary conessi (bark) + -ine

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“Conessine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jun. 2023.

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