plural -s
: any of several isomeric compounds C14H16N2O2 the molecule of which is a doubled anisidine molecule
especially : the white crystalline ortho isomer derived from benzidine, made by reducing ortho-nitro-anisole, and used as an intermediate for many azo dyes

called also dianisidine

Word History


bi- entry 1 + anisidine

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“Bianisidine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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