Definition of etherin in English:

etherin

(also aetherin, etherine)

noun

historicalChemistry
  • A radical supposedly present in ethanol, ether, etc., and isomeric with ethylene (C ₂ H ₄). Compare "etherene", "ethyl".

Origin

Mid 19th century. From French éthérine from éther + -ine.

Pronunciation

etherin

/ˈiːθərɪn/