from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A liquid and volatile alkaloid obtained from coca-leaves. It forms crystallizable salts with acids.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Chem.) An alkaloid associated with cocaine in coca leaves (
Erythroxylon coca), and extracted as a thick, yellow oil, having a pungent taste and odor.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun organic chemistry A
pyrrolidine alkaloidfound mainly in cocaleaves, extracted as a pungentyellow oil.
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The product is not quite pure, but contains some hygrine, traces of gum and other matters.