noun ac·et·am·i·dine \ˌa-sət-ˈa-mə-ˌdēn, -sə-ˈta-, -dən\

Definition of acetamidine



  1. :  the unstable amidine CH3C(=NH)NH2 of acetic acid that forms crystalline salts with acids

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Origin and Etymology of acetamidine

International Scientific Vocabulary acet- + amidine

First Known Use: 1885

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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