Definition of Bryonin. Meaning of Bryonin. Synonyms of Bryonin

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Definition of Bryonin

Bryonin Bry"o*nin, n. (Chem.) A bitter principle obtained from the root of the bryony (Bryonia alba and B. dioica). It is a white, or slightly colored, substance, and is emetic and cathartic.

Meaning of Bryonin from wikipedia

- plant by the larvae of cabbage moths. All parts of Bryonia alba contain bryonin which is poisonous and may cause illness or death. Livestock may also be...