bismuthine

noun
bis·​muth·​ine | \ ˈbizməˌthēn, ˈbism-, -məˌt͟hēn, -məthə̇n, -mət͟hə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of bismuthine

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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History and Etymology for bismuthine

French, from bismuth + -ine

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“Bismuthine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bismuthine. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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