cyclamin

noun

cy·​cla·​min ˈsī-klə-mən, ˈsik-lə- How to pronounce cyclamin (audio)
: a white amorphous saponin constituting the active principle of the root of a cyclamen (Cyclamen europaeum) and formerly used as an emetic and purgative

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“Cyclamin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cyclamin. Accessed 29 Jan. 2023.

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