Definition of methylaniline in English:

methylaniline

noun

Chemistry
  • An aniline derivative, C₆ H₅ NHCH₃, that is methylated on the nitrogen atom and that is a basic, colourless liquid that turns brown on exposure to air.

Pronunciation

methylaniline

/ˌmɛθ(ɪ)lˈanɪliːn/ /ˌmɛθ(ɪ)lˈan(ə)liːn/ /ˌmɛθ(ɪ)lˈanɪlɪn/

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. From methyl + aniline, after German Methylanilin.