Definition of stibine
1 : a colorless very poisonous gaseous compound SbH3 of antimony and hydrogen that has a disagreeable odor and burns with a bluish green flame and that is usually made by decomposing metallic antimonides with acid
2 : any of a class of organic compounds derived from stibine that are analogous to the arsines
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Origin and Etymology of stibine
International Scientific Vocabulary stib- + -ine
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