taxine

noun
tax·​ine | \ˈtakˌsēn, -ksə̇n\
plural -s

Definition of taxine 

: a bitter poisonous alkaloid C37H51NO10 obtained as an amorphous powder from the leaves, shoots, and seeds of the English yew

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History and Etymology for taxine

International Scientific Vocabulary tax- (from New Latin Taxus) + -ine

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