benzonitrile

[ ben-zon-i-tril, ben-zoh-nahy- ]
/ bɛnˈzɒn ɪ trɪl, ˌbɛn zoʊˈnaɪ- /

noun Chemistry.

a clear, colorless, viscous, poisonous liquid, C7H5N, used chiefly as an intermediate in organic synthesis.

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