- a white, crystalline, water-soluble, bitter-tasting powder, C4H8N2S, occurring in mustard oil: used chiefly in organic synthesis.
Origin of thiosinamine
Also called allylthiourea.
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A basic substance formed, along with sulphide of lead, when thiosinamine is treated with oxide of lead.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
- 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: CH 2 :CHCH 2 NHCSNH 2
C19: from thio- + sin- (from Latin sināpis mustard) + amine
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