anisidine

noun

anis·​i·​dine
əˈnisəˌdēn,
-də̇n
plural -s
: any one of three isomeric bases CH3OC6H4NH2 that are amino derivatives of anisole and are used in the manufacture of guaiacol and of azo dyes

Word History

Etymology

French, from anis- anis- entry 2 + -ide + -ine

First Known Use

1849, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anisidine was in 1849

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“Anisidine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anisidine. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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