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jervine


jervine


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jervine  \Jer"vine\,  n.  [Prob.  fr  Sp  yerba  herb,  OSp.,  the 
  poison  of  the  veratrum.]  (Chem.) 
  A  poisonous  alkaloid  resembling  veratrine,  and  found  with  it 
  in  white  hellebore  ({Veratrum  album});  --  called  also 
  {jervina}.