noun anis·i·dine \əˈnisəˌdēn, -də̇n\

Definition of anisidine



  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of anisidine

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

First Known Use: 1849

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