noun my·os·mine \mīˈäs|ˌmēn, |äz, |mə̇n\

Definition of myosmine



  1. :  a heterocyclic liquid base C9H10N2 formed during smoking of tobacco and obtained by pyrolysis of nicotine; 3-(dihydro-pyrryl)-pyridine

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Origin and Etymology of myosmine

my- + osm- + -ine; from the mouselike odor

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to cast off or become cast off

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