Free Dictionary

Free Dictionary

Home ×
Link Link Link Link

Search Result for "taxia": 

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Taxine \Tax"ine\, n. [L. taxus a yew.] (Chem.) A poisonous alkaloid of bitter taste extracted from the leaves and seeds of the European yew (Taxus baccata). Called also taxia. The usual preparation is a mixture of compounds. Taxine A has the chemical formula: C35H47NO10. [1913 Webster +PJC]