lepidine definition

  • noun:
    • 4-methylquinoline, a heterocyclic fragrant organic mixture utilized in the planning of certain dyes.
    • An organic base, C9H6.N.CH3, metameric with quinaldine, and acquired because of the distillation of cinchonine.
    • A colorless compound, obtained by the distillation of cinchonine with potassium hydroxid; py-4-methylquinoline. It has an odor of quinoline, melts below 0° C., and boils at 261–263° C. Also called quinolepidine.
  • others:
    • Scaly.

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