chrysanisic acid


chrys·​anisic acid
: a golden yellow crystalline acid C6H2(NO2)2(NH2)CO2H obtained indirectly from anisic acid and used in preparing some dyes

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary chrys- + anisic; originally formed as French chrysanisique

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“Chrysanisic acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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