Socotrine

Soc´o`trine


a.1.Of or pertaining to Socotra, an island in the Indian Ocean, on the east coast of Africa.
References in classic literature ?
Behind his counter he was a superior being, calmly conscious of special knowledge and worth; outside he was a weak-kneed, purblind, motorman-cursed rambler, with ill-fitting clothes stained with chemicals and smelling of socotrine aloes and valerianate of ammonia.