diazoic acid

noun di·a·zo·ic acid \¦dīə¦zōik-\

Definition of diazoic acid

  1. :  any of a class of acids containing a diazo group united with hydroxyl; especially :  an aromatic acid of the general formula ArN=NOH (as benzene-diazoic acid C6H5N=NOH) obtained in the form of salts by treating a diazonium chloride with alkali

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Origin and Etymology of diazoic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary diaz- + -ic


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