Definition of myoctonine in English:

myoctonine

Pronunciation /ˌmʌɪˈɒktəniːn/ /ˌmʌɪˈɒktənɪn/

noun

Chemistry
  • A poisonous diterpenoid alkaloid (perhaps C₇₂ H₈₄ N₄ O₂₀), obtained from the wolfsbane Aconitum lycoctonum.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society. From German Myoctonin from ancient Greek μυοκτόνος mouse-killing + German -in, probably after scientific Latin Aconitum myoctonum, alternative name of Aconitum lycoctonum.