coniine

noun co·ni·ine \ ˈkō-nē-ˌēn \

Definition of coniine

:a poisonous alkaloid C8H17N found in poison hemlock

Origin and Etymology of coniine

German Koniin, from Late Latin conium hemlock, from Greek kōneion


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coniine

noun co·ni·ine \ ˈkō-nē-ˌēn \

medical Definition of coniine

:a poisonous alkaloid C8H17N found in poison hemlock (Conium maculatum)

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