Meaning of oxamethane in English:

oxamethane

Pronunciation /ˌɒksəˈmiːθeɪn/

noun

rare, historical Chemistry
  • The ethyl ester, NH₂ CO·COOCH₂ CH₃, of oxamic acid; ethyl oxamate.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Thomson. Apparently from oxam- + ethane, although the adjective is first attested later.