<chemistry> An alkaloid found in opium, and extracted as a white crystalline substance, tasteless and less poisonous than morphine.

Synonyms: narcotia.

Origin: Cf. F. Narcotine. Cf. Cotarnine.

(01 Mar 1998)

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