Co"ri*dine (k?"r?-d?n; 104), n. [From L. cortium leather.]
A colorless or yellowish oil, C10H15N, of a leathery odor, occuring in coal tar, Dippel's oil, tobacco smoke, etc., regarded as an organic base, homologous with pyridine. Also, one of a series of metameric compounds of which coridine is a type.
[Written also corindine
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