picoline

noun
pic·​o·​line | \ ˈpi-kə-ˌlēn How to pronounce picoline (audio) , ˈpī- How to pronounce picoline (audio) \

Definition of picoline

: any of the three liquid isomeric pyridine derivatives C6H7N used chiefly as solvents and in organic synthesis

First Known Use of picoline

1846, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for picoline

Latin pic-, pix pitch + International Scientific Vocabulary -ol entry 1 + -ine entry 2 — more at pitch

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The first known use of picoline was in 1846

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“Picoline.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/picoline. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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picoline

noun
pic·​o·​line | \ ˈpik-ə-ˌlēn How to pronounce picoline (audio) , ˈpīk- How to pronounce picoline (audio) \

Medical Definition of picoline

: any of the three liquid pyridine bases C6H7N used chiefly as solvents and in organic synthesis

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