Definition of ethylamine in English:

ethylamine

noun

Chemistry
  • A volatile, basic liquid with a pungent odour, usually made by the reaction of ethanol and ammonia and used in chemical synthesis.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Chemical Gazette. From ethyl + amine, after French éthylamine.

Pronunciation

ethylamine

/ɪˈθʌɪləmiːn/ /ˌiːθʌɪlˈeɪmiːn/ /ˌɛθɪlˈeɪmiːn/