Definition of Orcine
1. orcinol [n -S] - See also: orcinol
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Orcine
Literary usage of Orcine
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines by Andrew Ure (1858)
"orcine is the name of the coloring principle of the lichen ... These are orcine. Its taste is sweet and nauseous ; it melts readily in a retort into a ..."
2. Handbook of Organic Chemistry: For the Use of Students by William Gregory, J. Milton Sanders (1857)
"... a colored body ; orcine.forms a fine color with ammonia ; and others are indifferent. It has lately been shown that ..."
3. First principles of chemistry for the use of colleges and schools by Benjamin Silliman (1861)
"When this ether is boiled for some time with baryta water, it is decomposed with the evolution of alcohol, into carbonic acid and a new substance, orcine; ..."
4. Chemical News and Journal of Physical Science (1870)
"Tallen previously fused orcine is placed under a bell- jar rilled with gaseous oxide of ... the gas is absorbed, and the orcine liquefied. ..."