stibine

noun
stib·​ine | \ ˈstiˌbēn \
plural -s

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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History and Etymology for stibine

International Scientific Vocabulary stib- + -ine

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“Stibine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stibine. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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