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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A colorless liquid, prepared by the gentle oxidation of nicotine. It has a characteristic odor of mushrooms and boils at 280–281° C. Also called nicotyrine, or n-methyl-β-pyridyl pyrrole.

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