vicine

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Vicia +‎ -ine

Noun[edit]

vicine (uncountable)

  1. (organic chemistry) An alkaloid extracted from the seeds of the vetch (Vicia sativa) as a white crystalline substance.

Etymology 2[edit]

Latin vicinus.

Adjective[edit]

vicine (comparative more vicine, superlative most vicine)

  1. (obsolete) Nearby; neighbouring; vicinal.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Glanvill to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

vicine f

  1. plural form of vicina

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From vīcīnus (near, neighboring) +‎ .

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

vīcīnē (comparative vīcīnius, superlative vīcīnissimē)

  1. nearby, in the neighborhood
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected form of vīcīnus (near, neighboring).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vīcīne

  1. vocative singular of vīcīnus