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elaterium

  

      n   a greenish sediment prepared from the juice of the squirting cucumber, used as a purgative  
     (C16: from Latin, from Greek elaterion squirting cucumber, from elaterios purgative, from elaunein to drive)  
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elater, elaterid, elaterin, elate

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