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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 nux vom·i·ca /ˈnʌksˈvɑmɪkə/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 nux vom·i·ca /ˈnəksˈvɑmɪkə/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Nux vom·i·ca  The seed of Strychnos Nuxvomica, a tree which abounds on the Malabar and Coromandel coasts of the East Indies. From this seed the deadly poisons known as strychnine and brucine are obtained. The seeds are sometimes called Quaker buttons.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 nux vomica
      n : a medicine made from the seeds of an Asiatic tree; contains
          strychnine and brucine; formerly used as a stimulant