Definition of adalin in English:

adalin

noun

(also adaline)
rare, historical Pharmacology
  • A carbamate compound used as a sedative and hypnotic drug.

    Chemical name: 2-bromo-N-carbamoyl-2-ethylbutanamide; C₇H₁₃BrN₂O₂.

Pronunciation

adalin

/ˈadəlɪn/ /ˈad(ə)lɪn/

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in The British Medical Journal. From German Adalin, of unknown origin (originally a brand name).