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  • n. A nitrogenous base of the quinoline series, C10H9N, extracted from coal-tar naphtha as an oily liquid; probably identical with lepidine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A nitrogenous base C10H9N, extracted from coal-tar naphtha, as an oily liquid. It is a member of the quinoline series, and is probably identical with lepidine.

Etymologies

iridescent + Latin oleum oil. (Wiktionary)

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