anil

noun
an·​il | \ ˈanᵊl \
plural -s

Definition of anil

: a Schiff base derived from an aromatic amine especially : one derived from aniline the anil C6H5CH:NC6H5 of benzaldehyde

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First Known Use of anil

1894, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anil

International Scientific Vocabulary, from aniline

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“Anil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anil. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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