tetranitroaniline

noun
tet·​ra·​ni·​tro·​aniline | \ ¦te‧trə¦nīˌtrō+ \

Definition of tetranitroaniline

: a powerful explosive C6H(NO2)4NH2 obtained as a yellow crystalline solid by nitrating aniline

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History and Etymology for tetranitroaniline

tetranitro- + aniline

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“Tetranitroaniline.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tetranitroaniline. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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