conyrine

noun
con·​y·​rine | \ ˈkänəˌrēn, -rə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of conyrine

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

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History and Etymology for 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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“Conyrine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/conyrine. Accessed 12 May. 2021.

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