carbanilide

noun
car·​ba·​nil·​ide | \ˌkärbəˈniˌlīd, -lə̇d, kärˈbanᵊlˌīd, -₋ə̇d\
plural -s

Definition of carbanilide 

: a silky crystalline compound (C6H5NH)2CO obtained by heating aniline with urea and in other ways

called also symmetrical diphenyl-urea

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History and Etymology for carbanilide

International Scientific Vocabulary carb- + anilide

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