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thiosinamine

[thahy-uh-si-nam-in, -sin-uh-meen] /ˌθaɪ ə sɪˈnæm ɪn, -ˈsɪn əˌmin/
noun, Chemistry.
1.
a white, crystalline, water-soluble, bitter-tasting powder, C 4 H 8 N 2 S, occurring in mustard oil: used chiefly in organic synthesis.
Also called allylthiourea.
Origin of thiosinamine
1850-1855
1850-55; thio- + Greek sín(āpi) mustard + -amine
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thiosinamine

/ˌθaɪəʊˈsɪnəˌmiːn; -sɪˈnæmɪn/
noun
1.
a white crystalline bitter-tasting compound with a slight garlic-like odour, occurring in mustard oil and used in organic synthesis; 1-allyl-2-thiourea. Formula: CH2:CHCH2NHCSNH2
Word Origin
C19: from thio- + sin- (from Latin sināpis mustard) + amine
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