plural -s
: an amorphous compound C6H9N11 obtained by heating ammonium thiocyanate or as a by-product in the preparation of melamine

Word History


German, from mel- (origin unknown) + -am (probably from New Latin ammonia)

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“Melam.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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