Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A poisonous nitrogenous base, C6H10N2, obtained indirectly from oxamide as a thick clear oil with a strong odour and a physiological action resembling that of atropine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A poisonous nitrogenous base (C6H10N2) obtained indirectly from oxamide as a thick transparent oil which has a strong narcotic odor, and a physiological action resembling that of atropine. It is probably related to pyridine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Meta-methyl-n-ethylglyox-aline, C4H5N.N.C2H5, a liquid with a strong, narcotic odor. It has the same physiological action as atropin, and is a strong base.

Etymologies

oxalic + ethyl + -ine. (Wiktionary)

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