Calabarine


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Cal´a`bar`ine


n.1.(Chem.) An alkaloid resembling physostigmine and occurring with it in the calabar bean.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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What does it do: Calabar contains a number of toxic alkaloids such as phytostigmine, calabarine, eseridine and eseramine.