trinitrotoluene

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tri- +‎ nitro- +‎ toluene.

Noun[edit]

trinitrotoluene (plural trinitrotoluenes)

  1. A highly explosive yellow crystalline substance, (CH3C6H2(NO2)3), obtained by reacting nitric acid with toluene

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

tri- +‎ nitro- +‎ toluene

Noun[edit]

trinitrotoluene m (plural trinitrotolueni)

  1. (organic chemistry) trinitrotoluene