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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The name of a class of crystalline compounds, N2R3 (where R is any alkyl radical), formed by the action of ammonia on aldehydes, chiefly those of the aromatic series.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) One of a group of crystalline bodies produced by the action of ammonia on certain aldehydes.

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  • noun organic chemistry One of a group of crystalline bodies produced by the action of ammonia on certain aldehydes.

Etymologies

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hydro- +‎ amide

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