from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A white crystalline nitrogenous substance, obtained indirectly by the action of cyanogen on aniline, and regarded as an anilide of oxamic acid; -- called also phenyl oxamide.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A crystalline compound, NH2.OC.CO.NHC6H5, which melts at 224° C. formed when cyaniline is decomposed by hydrochloric acid. Also called phenyloxamide.
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