Sabadilla

• (n.) A Mexican liliaceous plant (Schoenocaulon officinale); also, its seeds, which contain the alkaloid veratrine. It was formerly used in medicine as an emetic and purgative.
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Sabadilla

Sab`a┬Ědil'la (săb`ȧ*dĭl'lȧ) noun [ Spanish cebadilla .] (Botany) A Mexican liliaceous plant ( Schœnocaulon officinale ); also, its seeds, which contain the alkaloid veratrine. It was formerly used in medicine as an emetic and purgative.
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Sabadilla

Sabadilla (Schoenocaulon officinale) is a Mexican liliaceous plant. It bears linear, grass-like leaves and dense racemes of yellowish flowers. Its seeds, which contain the alkaloid veratrine, were formerly used in medicine as an emetic and purgative. Now the seeds are used to prepare insecticide.
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sabadilla

Type: Term Pronunciation: sab′ă-dil′ă Definitions: 1. The seed of Schoenocaulon officinale (family Liliaceae), a plant of the shores of the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean; it yields cevadine, veratridine, and several other alkaloids; has been used externally as a parasiticide. Synonyms: cevadilla
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