cumidine

noun
cu·​mi·​dine | \ ˈkyüməˌdēn, -də̇n \
plural -s

Definition of cumidine

: any of three isomeric liquid bases C3H7C6H4NH2 derived from cumene; isopropyl-aniline especially : the para isomer made by nitration of cumene followed by reduction

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History and Etymology for cumidine

International Scientific Vocabulary cum- + -idine; originally formed as German kumidin

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“Cumidine.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cumidine. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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