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  • n. A complex organic acid produced by the action of nitrous acid on hydroquinone.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or designating, a complex organic acid produced as a white crystalline substance by the action of nitrous acid on hydroquinone.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to nitraniline: noting an acid, a golden-yellow compound, , prepared by the action of nitrous acid on hydroquinol or hydroquinone. It crystallizes in needles and explodes at 170° C.

Etymologies

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nitro- + chloranil + -ic.

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