Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to oxanilic acid or its derivatives

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to, or derived from, oxalic acid and aniline; -- used to designate an acid obtained in white crystalline scales by heating these substances together.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Derived from oxalic acid and aniline.

Etymologies

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From oxalic and aniline.

Examples

  • -- Analysis of herbicide degradates (breakdown products of the parent compound) included the finding that 11 percent of water samples had desethylatrazine, 11 percent had acetochlor ESA (ethane sulfonic acid), 27 percent had alachlor ESA, 33 percent had metolachlor ESA and 8 percent had metolachlor OXA (oxanilic acid).

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