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colchicinen. [Cf. F. colchicine.].
     A powerful vegetable alkaloid, C17H19NO5, extracted from the Colchicum autumnale, or meadow saffron, as a white or yellowish amorphous powder, with a harsh, bitter taste; -- called also colchicia.  [1913 Webster]


colchicine, n. a yellow alkaloid obtained from colchicum, used in the treatment of gout.

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