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Meaning of PICOLINE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pic"o*line\, n. [L. pix, picis, pitch + oleum oil +
-ine.] (Chem.)
Any one of three isometric bases ({C6H7N}) related to
pyridine, and obtained from bone oil, acrolein ammonia, and
coal-tar naphtha, as colorless mobile liquids of strong odor;
-- called also {methyl pyridine}.

 

 

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