piperidine

noun
pi·per·i·dine | \pi-ˈper-ə-ˌdēn, pī-\

Definition of piperidine 

: a toxic liquid heterocyclic base C5H11N that has a peppery ammoniacal odor and is obtained usually by hydrolysis of piperine

First Known Use of piperidine

1854, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for piperidine

International Scientific Vocabulary piperine + -idine

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piperidine

noun
pi·per·i·dine | \pī-ˈper-ə-ˌdēn \

Medical Definition of piperidine 

: a liquid heterocyclic base C5H11N that has a peppery ammoniacal odor and is obtained usually by hydrolysis of piperine

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