Nux-vomica



[nuhks vom-i-kuh] /ˈnʌks ˈvɒm ɪ kə/

noun
1.
the seed of the orangelike fruit of an East Indian tree, Strychnos nux-vomica, of the logania family, containing strychnine, used in medicine.
2.
the tree itself; strychnine.
/ˈnʌks ˈvɒmɪkə/
noun
1.
an Indian spiny loganiaceous tree, Strychnos nux-vomica, with orange-red berries containing poisonous seeds
2.
any of the seeds of this tree, which contain strychnine and other poisonous alkaloids
3.
a medicine manufactured from the seeds of this tree, formerly used as a heart stimulant

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