Viridine

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Viridine (Chem) A greenish, oily, nitrogenous hydrocarbon, C12H19N7, obtained from coal tar, and probably consisting of a mixture of several metameric compounds which are higher derivatives of the base pyridine.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n viridine An obsolete green basic dye-stuff.
    • n viridine An alkaloid, supposed to be the same as jervine, obtained from Veratrum viride.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. viridis, green