Definition of -ine
1 : chemical substance: such asa : halogen element chlorineb : basic or base-containing carbon compound that contains nitrogen quinine cystinec : mixture of compounds (as of hydrocarbons) gasolined : hydride arsine
2 : -in 1a
3 : commercial product or material glassine
Origin and Etymology of -ine
French -ine, from Latin -īna, from feminine of -īnus, adjective suffix
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