plural -s
: a colorless crystalline compound C6H5CONH2 obtained usually by the action of ammonia on benzoyl chloride; the amide of benzoic acid

Word History


German benzamid, from benz- + amid amide

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“Benzamide.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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