Arecoline A*re"co*line, n. Also -lin -lin . [From NL. Areca, a genus of palms bearing betel nut.] An oily liquid substance, {C8H13O2N}, the chief alkaloid of the betel nut, to which the latter owes its anthelmintic action.

Syn: arecholine; arecaline; methylarecaidin; methyl N-methyltetrahydronicotinate; 1,2,5,6-tetrahydro-1-methyl-3-pyridinecarboxylic acid methyl ester. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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