Definition of alabamine in English:

alabamine

noun

Chemistry
historical
  • (A name proposed for) the chemical element astatine.

Origin

1930s. From the name of the U.S. state of Alabama + -ine, with allusion to the Alabama Polytechnic Institute, at which physicists were working to isolate the element.

Pronunciation

alabamine

/ˌaləˈbamɪn//ˌaləˈbamiːn/