[ dahy-meth-uhl-nahy-troh-suh-meen, -nahy-trohs-am-in ]
/ daɪˌmɛθ əl naɪˈtroʊ səˌmin, -ˌnaɪ troʊsˈæm ɪn /
a yellow, water-soluble carcinogenic liquid, C2H6N2O, found in tobacco smoke and certain foods: known to be a potent carcinogen. Abbreviation: DMN, DMNA
THE OCTOBER WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ IS HERE TO HAUNT YOU
Search your capacious memory for the meaning of October’s words!
Question 1 of 9
Which Word of the Day from this month means, “an irrational dislike; loathing”?
Words nearby dimethylnitrosamine
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020