noun re·tror·sine \rə̇‧ˈtrȯrˌsēn, -sə̇n\

Definition of retrorsine



  1. :  a poisonous crystalline alkaloid C18H25NO6 found in various plants of the genus Senecio (as S. retrorsus)

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Origin and Etymology of retrorsine

New Latin retrorsus (specific epithet of Senecio retrorsus) (from Latin, bent backwards) + English -ine

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a trip made at another's expense

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