ammonium carbamate

noun

: a salt NH2COONH4 found in commercial ammonium carbonate and formed as an intermediate in the manufacture of urea by reaction of ammonia and carbon dioxide

Word History

First Known Use

1869, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ammonium carbamate was in 1869

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“Ammonium carbamate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ammonium%20carbamate. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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