Definition of potassamide in English:

potassamide

Pronunciation /pəˈtasəmʌɪd/

noun

Chemistry
  • Potassium amide, KNH₂, a flammable yellowish-white solid used in the synthesis of organic compounds, especially as a source of potassium atoms or amino groups.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Thomson. From potass- + amide.