aldimine

noun al·di·mine \ˈal-də-ˌmēn\

Definition of aldimine

plural

-s

  1. :  any Schiff base of the general formula RCH—NH or RCH—NR′ formed by condensation of an aldehyde with ammonia or a primary amine

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Origin and Etymology of aldimine

ald- + imine


First Known Use: circa 1899


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