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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The trade-name of a condensation compound of α- and, β-naphthol with formaldehyde and ammonia. It is an insoluble powder which possesses powerful antiseptic properties owing to the readiness with which it is resolved into its constituents.

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