Any one of six metameric hydrocarbons, (CH3)2.C6H3.NH2 , resembling aniline, and related to xylene. They are liquids, or easily fusible crystalline substances, of which three are derived from metaxylene, two from orthoxylene, and one from paraxylene. They are called the amido xylenes.
- Any of six toxic isomers, (CH3)2C6H3NH2, derived from xylene, used chiefly as dye intermediates.
- Any of various mixtures of xylidine isomers.