Noun Acetanilide Definition and Examples


Noun:

Acetanilide

Pronunciation:

/ˌasɪtˈanɪlʌɪd/

Definition:
1.

noun

A crystalline solid prepared by acetylation of aniline, used in dye manufacture.
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((n.) A compound of aniline with acetyl, used to allay fever or pain; -- called also antifebrine.)


Origin:
Mid 19th century: from acet(yl) + anil(ine) + -ide.

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