an alkaloid resembling quinine, obtained from the bark of the greenheart and other plants.
This is the sulphate of bebeerine of commerce, and the one usually employed in medicine.
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley
an alkaloid, resembling quinine, obtained from the bark of the greenheart and other plants
greenheart (def 1). noun another name for greenheart (sense 1)
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