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

Word History


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

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“Cumidine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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