aniline

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German Anilin (coined by German Chemist Carl Julius Fritzsche). From Portuguese anil (indigo) + -in (-ine (organic compounds)).

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aniline (plural anilines)

  1. (organic chemistry) The simplest aromatic amine, C6H5NH2, synthesized by the reduction of nitrobenzene; it is a colourless oily basic poisonous liquid used in the manufacture of dyes and pharmaceuticals.

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aniline f (uncountable)

  1. (organic chemistry) aniline

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aniline f

  1. plural form of anilina