tol·​i·​dine ˈtä-lə-ˌdēn How to pronounce tolidine (audio)
: any of several isomeric aromatic diamines C14H16N2 that are homologues of benzidine and used especially as dye intermediates

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary tol- + -idine

First Known Use

1879, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tolidine was in 1879

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“Tolidine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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