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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A colorless liquid, , prepared by the action of potassium hydroxid and potassium ferricyanide on nicotine. It boils at 280–281° C. under 744 millimeters pressure and has an odor of mushrooms. Also called dipyridine or, more correctly, 1 -methyl- 2, 3 pyridylpyrrol, or n-methyl-pyridylpyrrol.


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