Definition of xylidine
: any or a mixture of six toxic liquid or low-melting crystalline isomeric amino derivatives C8H11N of the xylenes used chiefly as intermediates for azo dyes and in organic synthesis
Origin of xylidine
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1850
Medical Definition of xylidine
: any of six toxic liquid or low-melting crystalline compounds C8H11N that are amino derivatives of the xylenes and are used chiefly as intermediates for azo dyes and in organic synthesis
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