anis·​i·​dine | \ əˈnisəˌdēn, -də̇n \
plural -s

Definition of anisidine

: 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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First Known Use of anisidine

1849, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anisidine

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

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“Anisidine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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