Men`i*sper"mine (?), n. [Cf. F. m'enispermine.] Chem.

An alkaloid distinct from picrotoxin and obtained from the cocculus indicus (the fruit of Anamirta Cocculus, formerly Menispermum Cocculus) as a white, crystalline, tasteless powder; -- called also menispermina.

 

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