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Definition: Ecballium agreste
, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, neut. of ?
driving. See 2d Elater
A cathartic substance obtained, in the form of yellowish or
greenish cakes, as the dried residue of the juice of the wild
or squirting cucumber (Ecballium agreste
, formerly called
, n. (Chem.)
The active principle of elaterium, being found in the juice
of the wild or squirting cucumber (Ecballium agreste
formerly Motordica Elaterium
) and other related species. It
is extracted as a bitter, white, crystalline substance, which
is a violent purgative.