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  • n. The amide of valeric acid

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The acid amide derivative of valeric acid, obtained as a white crystalline substance.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A colorless compound, CH3(CH2)3CONH2, prepared by heating ammonium valerate. It crystallizes in pearly, lustrous plates, melts at 114–116° C., and may be sublimed. Also called normal valeric amide.

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valeric amide (Wiktionary)

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