noun. ['ˈstrɪkˌnaɪn'] an alkaloid plant toxin extracted chiefly from nux vomica; formerly used as a stimulant.
- nux vomica
- plant toxin
Words that Rhyme with Strychnine
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.
A strychnine concentration of 0.5 percent can usually kill a gopher with just one feeding.