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sulfanilic acid

[suhl-fuh-nil-ik, suhl-]
noun Chemistry.
  1. a grayish-white, crystalline, slightly water-soluble solid, the para form of C6H7NO3S, used chiefly as an intermediate in the manufacture of dyes.
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Origin of sulfanilic acid

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