ricin toxin

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n ricin toxin a toxic protein extracted from castor beans; used as a chemical reagent; can be used as a bioweapon "one milligram of ricin can kill an adult"
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Usage


In news:

Four men in Georgia intended to use an online novel as a script for a real-life wave of terror and assassination using explosives and the lethal toxin ricin , according to court documents.
The FBI advised law enforcement agencies nationwide Friday about the dangers associated with ricin , just days after British anti-terrorism investigators found small amounts of the deadly toxin in an apartment in London.
Members of a fringe militia organization, according explosives and ricin, a dangerous toxin that can be extracted Roberts brought up ricin.
Crump, who used make 10 pounds of ricin and put it out Distributing the biological toxin was simple, he.
Four suspected Georgia militia members charged Tuesday in a terror plot to release the deadly toxin ricin mentioned Jacksonville as one of their possible targets, a federal complaint said.
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