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


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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