formamide


form·am·ide

noun \fr-ˈma-ˌmīd; ˈfr-mə-ˌmīd, -məd\

Definition of FORMAMIDE

:  a colorless hygroscopic liquid CHONH2 used chiefly as a solvent

Origin of FORMAMIDE

International Scientific Vocabulary form- + amide
First Known Use: 1852

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