Meaning of alkylamine in English:

alkylamine

Pronunciation /alˈkʌɪləmiːn/ /ˌalkʌɪlˈeɪmiːn/

noun

Chemistry
  • Any compound which can be regarded as a derivative of ammonia (NH₃) with one or more of the hydrogen atoms replaced by alkyl groups.

Origin

Late 19th century. From alkyl + amine, after German Alkylamin.