anthranilic acid

[ an-thruh-nil-ik, an- ]
/ ˈæn θrəˈnɪl ɪk, ˌæn- /

noun Chemistry.

a yellowish crystalline compound, C7H7NO2, soluble in hot water, alcohol, and ether: used in the manufacture of dyes, pharmaceuticals, and perfumes.


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Origin of anthranilic acid Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020