metanil yellow


met·​a·​nil yellow
often capitalized M&Y
: a yellow azo dye made from diazotized metanilic acid and diphenylamine

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary metanil, from metanilic (acid)

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“Metanil yellow.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Jun. 2023.

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