aldehyde ammonia

noun

: any compound formed by the union of an aldehyde with ammonia
specifically : a crystalline compound CH3CH(OH)NH2 derived from acetaldehyde

called also acetaldehyde ammonia

Word History

First Known Use

1833, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of aldehyde ammonia was in 1833

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“Aldehyde ammonia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aldehyde%20ammonia. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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