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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.
valeric amide (Wiktionary)