Definitions for -ine

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  1. -ine(Suffix)

    of or pertaining to, like: asinine; marine.

  2. Origin: From -ine, from -ine, from -inus, from ινος. More at -en.

Webster Dictionary

  1. -ine

    a suffix, indicating that those substances of whose names it is a part are basic, and alkaloidal in their nature

  2. -ine

    a suffix, used to indicate hydrocarbons of the second degree of unsaturation; i. e., members of the acetyline series; as, hexine, heptine, etc

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