ethionic anhydride

noun

: a crystalline cyclic compound C2H4O6S2 formed by the action of sulfur trioxide on ethylene or alcohol

called also carbyl sulfate

Word History

First Known Use

1857, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ethionic anhydride was in 1857

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“Ethionic anhydride.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ethionic%20anhydride. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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