conyrine

noun con·y·rine \ˈkänəˌrēn, -rə̇n\

Definition of conyrine

plural

-s

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

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Origin and Etymology of conyrine

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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