xylostein

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Etymology[edit]

xylosteum +‎ -in

Noun[edit]

xylostein (uncountable)

  1. A bitter principle obtained from the berries of the fly honeysuckle (Lonicera xylosteum) and formerly used in medicine.
    • 2008, Alexander Campbell, Michael Chapman, Handbook of Poisoning in Dogs and Cats
      Honeysuckle fruits contain valerianic acid and xylostein, which are irritant.

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