from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A salt-like compound formed by replacing the hydrogen atom of the hydroxyl group of a naphthol with a metal: thus sodium β-naphtholate (C10H7ONa-β) is formed when β-naphthol is dissolved in caustic soda.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun organic chemistry Any anion derived from naphthol, or any salt containing such an anion


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