: a light-yellow poisonous crystalline compound [(NO2)3C6H2]2NH made by nitrating diphenylamine and used as a high explosive

called also dipicrylamine

see aurantia

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary hexa- + nitro- + diphenylamine

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“Hexanitrodiphenylamine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hexanitrodiphenylamine. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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