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arecoline


arecoline


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Arecoline  \A*re"co*line\,  n.  Also  -lin  \-lin\  .  [From  NL  Areca, 
  a  genus  of  palms  bearing  betel  nut.] 
  An  oily  liquid  substance,  {C8H13O2N},  the  chief  alkaloid  of 
  the  betel  nut,  to  which  the  latter  owes  its  anthelmintic 
  action