Definition of Parkesine in English:

Parkesine

noun

historical
  • A plastic substance more or less identical with celluloid, based on nitrocellulose and castor oil or camphor.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Chemical News. From the name of Alexander Parkes + -ine.

Pronunciation

Parkesine

/ˈpɑːksiːn/