en·​amine ˈe-nə-ˌmēn How to pronounce enamine (audio) ˈē- How to pronounce enamine (audio)
: an amine containing the double bond linkage C=C−N

Word History


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

First Known Use

1942, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of enamine was in 1942

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“Enamine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enamine. Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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