calabar bean


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Synonyms for calabar bean

dark brown highly poisonous seed of the calabar-bean vine

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He had been poisoned by a toxic calabar bean used in West African witchcraft rituals.
Evidence found in Adam's lower intestine was identified as being the highly poisonous calabar bean.
New evidence found in the boy's lower intestine was identified as being the highly poisonous calabar bean which police believe may have been used to subdue Adam before his death.
By the late 1800s physostigmine had been isolated from the Calabar bean and was widely used in the form of eyedrops for the treatment of glaucoma.