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nicotine

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Borrowing from French nicotine, named after Jean Nicot, French ambassador to Portugal, who sent tobacco seeds back to France in 1561.

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nicotine (usually uncountable, plural nicotines)

  1. (chemistry) An alkaloid (C10H14N2), commonly occurring in the tobacco plant. In small doses it is a habit-forming stimulant; in larger doses it is toxic and is often used in insecticides.
  2. (figuratively) tobacco, cigarettes
    He is addicted to nicotine.

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French Wikipedia has an article on:

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nicotine f (uncountable)

  1. nicotine (alkaloid)

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nicotine f

  1. plural form of nicotina

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