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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A compound derived from ammonia and containing the bivalent NH group combined with a bivalent nonacid group.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of a class of organic nitrogen compounds having the general formula R2C=NR; they are tautomeric with enamines.

Etymologies

Alteration of amine.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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