HyperDic: brucine

English > 1 sense of the word brucine:
NOUNsubstancebrucinea bitter alkaloid poison resembling strychnine and extracted from nux vomica
English > brucine: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA bitter alkaloid poison resembling strychnine and extracted from nux vomica.
BroaderalkaloidNatural bases containing nitrogen found in plants
plant toxin, phytotoxinAny substance produced by plants that is similar in its properties to extracellular bacterial toxin
Substance ofnux vomicaA medicine made from the seeds of an Asiatic tree
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