Definition of alkarsin in English:

alkarsin

(also alkarsine, alcarsin)

noun

Chemistry
historical
  • Cacodyl, As(CH₃)₂; an impure form of this.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From German Alkarsin from Alk- (in Alkali) + Ars- (in Arsenik) + -in, with reference to its preparation.

Pronunciation

alkarsin

/alˈkɑːsɪn/