tox·​if·​er·​ine | \ täkˈsifəˌrēn, -rə̇n\
plural -s

Definition of toxiferine

: any of several alkaloids obtained from calabash curare especially : one C40H46N4O2 obtained usually as its crystalline dichloride

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History and Etymology for toxiferine

New Latin toxifera (specific epithet of the woody vine Strychnos toxifera that yields calabash curare) (from tox- entry 1 + -fera, from Latin, feminine of -fer -ferous) + English -ine

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