Definition of helleboretin in English:

helleboretin

noun

Chemistry
  • A toxic alkaloid which is the aglycone of helleborein.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Henry Watts (1815–1884), chemist. From German Helleboretin from Helleborein with insertion of -t-, after -etin.

Pronunciation

helleboretin

/hɛlɪˈbɔːrɪtɪn/