cupferron

noun
cup·​fer·​ron | \ ˈkəpfəˌrän, ˈk(y)üp-\
plural -s

Definition of cupferron

: a colorless crystalline salt C6H5N(NO)ONH4 that is a precipitant for copper and iron from solutions and is used also in the analysis of other metals especially of the uranium group : the ammonium salt of N-nitroso-N-phenyl-hydroxylamine

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History and Etymology for cupferron

International Scientific Vocabulary cupric + ferric + -on

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