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An oily liquid alkaloid, C₈H₁₅NO, obtained from the root bark of the pomegranate tree, Punica granatum.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Henry Watts (1815–1884), chemist. From French pelletiérine from the name of P. J. Pelletier, French chemist + -ine.
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