Coniine meaning

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A poisonous colorless liquid alkaloid, C8 H17 N, found in the poison hemlock.
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A very poisonous, oily alkaloid, C8H17N, extracted from the poison hemlock.
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A poisonous alkaloid found in poison hemlock and the yellow pitcher plant; it is a neurotoxin which disrupts the peripheral nervous system.
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Origin of coniine

  • Late Latin cōnium conium conium –ine
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition