sulfanilic acid

sulfanilic acid

[suhl-fuh-nil-ik, suhl-]
noun Chemistry.
a grayish-white, crystalline, slightly water-soluble solid, the para form of C 6 H 7 NO 3 S, used chiefly as an intermediate in the manufacture of dyes.

Origin:
1855–60; sulf- + anilic (see anil, -ic)

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