plural -s
: a crystalline nitrogenous base (C6H5)3C3HN2 that emits light when a solution of it in warm alcoholic potassium hydroxide absorbs oxygen; 2, 4, 5-triphenyl-imidazole

Word History


probably from French, from loph- + -ine

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“Lophine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lophine. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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