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strychnine

noun [U] uk   us   /ˈstrɪk.niːn/
a poisonous substance with a bitter taste that comes from the seeds of a tropical tree and is used as a rat poison
Translations of “strychnine”
in Chinese (Traditional) 番木鼈鹼…
in Chinese (Simplified) 士的宁,马钱子碱…
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