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morpholine

[ mawr-fuh-leen, -lin ]
/ ˈmɔr fəˌlin, -lɪn /
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noun Chemistry.
a colorless, hygroscopic liquid, C4H9NO, used chiefly as a solvent for dyes, resins, and waxes.
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Origin of morpholine

First recorded in 1885–90; morph- + -ol2 + -ine2
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