A volatile, basic liquid with a pungent odour, usually made by the reaction of ethanol and ammonia and used in chemical synthesis.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Chemical Gazette. From ethyl + amine, after French éthylamine.
ethylamine/ɪˈθʌɪləmiːn/ /ˌiːθʌɪlˈeɪmiːn/ /ˌɛθɪlˈeɪmiːn/
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