Pic"o*line(?), n. [L. pix, picis, pitch + oleum oil + -ine.] (Chem.) Any one of three isometric bases (C6H7N) related to pyridine, and obtained from bone oil, acrolein ammonia, and coal-tar naphtha, as colorless mobile liquids of strong odor; -- called also methyl pyridine.
Pi`cot"(?), n. [F.] One of many small loops, as of thread, forming an ornamental border, as on a ribbon.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
Pic`o*tine"(?), } n. [F. picot dotted, picked.] (Bot.) A variety of carnation having petals of a light color variously dotted and spotted at the edges.
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