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Noun: nicotine  'ni-ku,teen
  1. An alkaloid poison that occurs in tobacco; used in medicine and as an insecticide

Derived forms: nicotines

Type of: alkaloid, phytotoxin, plant toxin, pressor, vasoconstrictive, vasoconstrictor

Part of: baccy [UK, informal], snout [UK, informal], tobacco

Encyclopedia: Nicotine