bismuthine

noun bis·muth·ine \ˈbizməˌthēn, ˈbism-, -məˌthēn, -məthə̇n, -məthə̇n\

Definition of bismuthine

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  bismuthinite

  2. 2 :  an unstable gaseous hydride of bismuth BiH3 of which stable organic derivatives [as trimethyl-bismuthine Bi(CH3)3] are known; also :  any of such derivatives the aliphatic bismuthines

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Origin and Etymology of bismuthine

French, from bismuth + -ine


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