1. strychnine

noun. ['ˈstrɪkˌnaɪn'] an alkaloid plant toxin extracted chiefly from nux vomica; formerly used as a stimulant.


  • nux vomica
  • plant toxin
  • phytotoxin

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Words that Rhyme with Strychnine

  • asinine
  • canine
  • crossnine
  • quinine

Example sentences of the word strychnine

1. Verb, base form
False jasmine contains alkaloids related to strychnine.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Add 1 ounce of powdered strychnine to the paste and then include 1 ounce of the baking soda.

3. Adjective
A strychnine concentration of 0.5 percent can usually kill a gopher with just one feeding.