picoline

noun

pic·​o·​line ˈpi-kə-ˌlēn How to pronounce picoline (audio) ˈpī- How to pronounce picoline (audio)
: any of the three liquid isomeric pyridine derivatives C6H7N used chiefly as solvents and in organic synthesis

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1846, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of picoline was in 1846

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Cite this Entry

“Picoline.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/picoline. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

picoline

noun
pic·​o·​line ˈpik-ə-ˌlēn How to pronounce picoline (audio) ˈpīk- How to pronounce picoline (audio)
: any of the three liquid pyridine bases C6H7N used chiefly as solvents and in organic synthesis

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