methylaniline

noun
meth·​yl·​aniline | \ "+ \

Definition of methylaniline

: a methyl derivative of aniline especially : a colorless oily secondary amine C6H5NHCH3 made usually by heating aniline hydrochloride with methanol — compare toluidine

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History and Etymology for methylaniline

International Scientific Vocabulary methyl + aniline

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“Methylaniline.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/methylaniline. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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