anilic acid

noun

variants or anilidic acid
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: a compound [as phthalanilic acid C6H4(CONHC6H5)COOH] that is both an anilide and an acid

Word History

First Known Use

1837, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anilic acid was in 1837

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“Anilic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anilic%20acid. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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