bismuthine

noun

bis·​muth·​ine
ˈbizməˌthēn,
ˈbism-,
-məˌt͟hēn,
-məthə̇n,
-mət͟hə̇n
plural -s
1
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

Word History

Etymology

French, from bismuth + -ine

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“Bismuthine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bismuthine. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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