- Any of different usually woody vines of this genus Derris of exotic Asia, whose roots yield the insecticide rotenone.
- A climbing leguminous plant of Southeast Asia and also the southwest Pacific isles, whoever origins contain rotenone.
- any one of numerous usually woody vines for the genus Derris of tropical Asia whose origins give the insecticide rotenone; several are sources of local fish and arrow poisons
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- For example, rotenone, an insecticide derived…
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