conyrine

noun

con·​y·​rine
ˈkänəˌrēn,
-rə̇n
plural -s
: an oily base C8H11N obtained as a decomposition product of coniine; 2-propyl-pyridine

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary, alteration (influenced by pyridine) of coniine; originally formed as German konyrin; from the fact that conyrine stands in the same chemical relationship to coniine as does pyridine to piperidine

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Dictionary Entries Near conyrine

Cite this Entry

“Conyrine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/conyrine. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!