tolidine

noun
tol·​i·​dine | \ ˈtä-lə-ˌdēn How to pronounce tolidine (audio) \

Definition of tolidine

: any of several isomeric aromatic diamines C14H16N2 that are homologues of benzidine and used especially as dye intermediates

First Known Use of tolidine

1879, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tolidine

International Scientific Vocabulary tol- + -idine

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“Tolidine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tolidine. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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