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 for Anamirta Cocculus
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Menispermine \Men`i*sper"mine\, n. [Cf. F. m['e]nispermine.]
     (Chem.)
     An alkaloid distinct from picrotoxin and obtained from the
     cocculus indicus (the fruit of Anamirta Cocculus, formerly
     Menispermum Cocculus) as a white, crystalline, tasteless
     powder; -- called also menispermina.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Menispermic \Men`i*sper"mic\, a.
     Pertaining to, or obtained from, moonseed ({Menispermum), or
     other plants of the same family, as the Anamirta Cocculus.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cocculus Indicus \Coc"cu*lus In"di*cus\, n. [NL. cocculus (dim.
     of L. coccum kermes berry) + L. Indicus of India.] (Bot.)
     The fruit or berry of the Anamirta Cocculus, a climbing
     plant of the East Indies. It is a poisonous narcotic and
     stimulant.
     [1913 Webster]

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