benzamide

noun
benz·​am·​ide | \ ben-ˈza-ˌmīd, -məd, ˈben-zə-ˌmīd \
plural -s

Definition of benzamide

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

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History and Etymology for benzamide

German benzamid, from benz- + amid amide

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“Benzamide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/benzamide. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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