an·​thran·​o·​yl | \ anˈthranəˌwil \
plural -s

Definition of anthranoyl

: the radical NH2C6H4CO− of anthranilic acid; ortho-amino-benzoyl

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First Known Use of anthranoyl

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anthranoyl

anthranilic + -o- + -yl

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“Anthranoyl.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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