Meaning of delphinine

del•phi•nine

Pronunciation: (del'fu-nēn", -nin), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. a bitter, poisonous, crystalline alkaloid, CHNO, obtained from various species of larkspur, esp. Delphinium staphisagria.
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