noun al·de·hyd·ine \¦al-də-¦hī-ˌdēn\

Definition of aldehydine



  1. 1 :  methylethylpyridine

  2. 2 :  any of a class of solid bases containing the imidazole ring formed by condensing aldehydes with aromatic ortho-diamines

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Origin and Etymology of aldehydine

International Scientific Vocabulary aldehyde + -ine; originally formed as German aldehydin

First Known Use: 1869

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