noun val·er·amide \"+\

Definition of valeramide

  1. :  any of four crystalline amides C4H9CONH2 derived from the valeric acids; especially :  the normal amide CH3(CH2)3CONH2

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Origin and Etymology of valeramide

International Scientific Vocabulary valer- + -amide

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