benzanilide

noun
benz·​an·​i·​lide | \ ˌben-ˈza-nə-ˌlīd, -ləd \

Definition of benzanilide

: a white crystalline compound C6H5CONHC6H5 made from benzoic acid and aniline and used in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals and dyes

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History and Etymology for benzanilide

International Scientific Vocabulary benz- + anilide

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“Benzanilide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/benzanilide. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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