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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bebeerine \Be*bee"rine\, or Bebirine \Be*bi"rine\ (b[-e]*b[=e]"r[i^]n or -r[=e]n), n. (Chem.) An alkaloid got from the bark of the bebeeru, or green heart of Guiana (Nectandra Rodi[oe]i). It is a tonic, antiperiodic, and febrifuge, and is used in medicine as a substitute for quinine. [Written also bibirine.] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Buxine \Bux"ine\, n. (Chem.) An alkaloid obtained from the Buxus sempervirens, or common box tree. It is identical with bebeerine; -- called also buxina. [1913 Webster]