[sahy-kloh-hek-sil-uh-meen, -min, -hek-suh-luh-, sik-loh-]

noun Chemistry.

a colorless liquid with an unpleasant odor, C6H11NH2, a strong organic base used in the manufacture of plastics and rubber and as a corrosion inhibitor.

Origin of cyclohexylamine

First recorded in 1940–45; cyclo- + hexyl + amine Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019