coniine

noun
co·​ni·​ine | \ ˈkō-nē-ˌēn How to pronounce coniine (audio) \

Definition of coniine

: a poisonous alkaloid C8H17N found in poison hemlock

Examples of coniine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The plant has a few toxic compounds, including coniine, g-coniceine, and piperidine alkaloids. Korin Miller, Health.com, 22 June 2021

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First Known Use of coniine

1831, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for coniine

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

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“Coniine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coniine. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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coniine

noun
co·​ni·​ine | \ ˈkō-nē-ˌēn How to pronounce coniine (audio) \

Medical Definition of coniine

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

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