methylamine

noun
me·thyl·amine | \ ˌme-thə-lə-ˈmēn , -ˈla-mən ; mə-ˈthi-lə-ˌmēn \

Definition of methylamine 

: a flammable explosive gas CH3NH2 with a strong ammoniacal odor used especially in organic synthesis (as of dyes and insecticides)

First Known Use of methylamine

1850, in the meaning defined above

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methylamine

noun
me·thyl·amine | \ ˌmeth-ə-lə-ˈmēn , -ˈlam-ən; mə-ˈthil-ə-ˌmēn \

Medical Definition of methylamine 

: a flammable explosive gas CH5N with a strong ammoniacal odor used especially in organic synthesis (as of insecticides)

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