benzothiazole

noun

ben·​zo·​thi·​a·​zole
¦ben-(ˌ)zō-ˈthī-ə-ˌzōl
plural -s
: a liquid compound C7H5NS made by cyclization from ortho-amino-thiophenol and formaldehyde well known as a parent compound of mercaptobenzothiazole and many dyes

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary benz- + thiazole

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“Benzothiazole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/benzothiazole. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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