beta naphthylamine

beta-naphthylamine

[bey-tuh-naf-thuh-luh-meen, -nap- or, esp. British, bee-]
noun Chemistry.
a white to reddish, crystalline, water-soluble, extremely toxic solid, C 10 H 9 N, used chiefly in the manufacture of azo dyes.

Origin:
beta + naphthyl + amine

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