plural -s
: an oily base C8H11N obtained as a decomposition product of coniine; 2-propyl-pyridine

Word History


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

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“Conyrine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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