From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:
Lophine \Loph"ine\, noun [Gr. ? a tuft or crest of feathers.] (Chem.) A nitrogenous organic base obtained by the oxidation of amarine, and regarded as a derivative of benzoic aldehyde. It is obtained in long white crystalline tufts, -- whence its name.
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