Echidnine
Echidnine E*chid"nine (?; 104), n. [See {Echidna}.] (Chem.) The clear, viscid fluid secreted by the poison glands of certain serpents; also, a nitrogenous base contained in this, and supposed to be the active poisonous principle of the virus. --Brande & C.

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • échidnine — (é ki dni n ) s. f. Terme de chimie. Substance organique qui est le principe venimeux du venin de la vipère. ÉTYMOLOGIE    En grec, vipère …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • echidnine — echidˈnine noun Snake poison • • • Main Entry: ↑echidna …   Useful english dictionary

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