acetoacetanilide

noun ace·to·ac·et·an·i·lide \ ¦a-sə-(ˌ)tō-ˌa-sə-tˈa-nə-ˌlīd , ə-¦sē-tō- , -sə-ˈta- , -ləd \

Definition of acetoacetanilide

plural -s
: a crystalline compound CH3COCH2CONHC6H5 made by reaction of aniline with acetoacetic ester or with diketene and used as a dye intermediate

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Origin and Etymology of acetoacetanilide

International Scientific Vocabulary acet- + acetanilide


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