Meaning of mesidine in English:

mesidine

Pronunciation /ˈmɛsɪdiːn/

noun

Chemistry
  • A colourless oily liquid obtainable by boiling nitromesitylene with tin and hydrochloric acid; 2,4,6-trimethylaniline, (CH₃)₃ ·C₆ H₂ ·NH₂.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in William Gregory (1803–1858), chemist and psychic investigator. From mes- + -idine. Slightly earlier attested in the compound nitromesidine.