Jervine

Jervine

(Science: chemistry) a poisonous alkaloid resembling veratrine, and found with it in white hellebore (veratrum album).

Synonym: jervina.

Origin: Prob. Fr. Sp. Yerba herb, OSp, the poison of the veratrum.


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