enamine

noun
en·​amine | \ ˈe-nə-ˌmēn How to pronounce enamine (audio) , ˈē- How to pronounce enamine (audio) \

Definition of enamine

: an amine containing the double bond linkage C=C−N

First Known Use of enamine

1942, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for enamine

International Scientific Vocabulary en- (alteration of -ene) + amine

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“Enamine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enamine. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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