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

  Wrightine \Wright"ine\, n. (Chem.)
     A rare alkaloid found in the bark of an East Indian
     apocynaceous tree ({Wrightia antidysenterica), and extracted
     as a bitter white crystalline substance. It was formerly used
     as a remedy for diarrh[oe]a. Called also conessine, and
     neriine.
     [1913 Webster]

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