from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A colorless compound, H2NCS.OC2H5, prepared by the action of alcoholic ammonia on ethyl xanthate. It crystallizes in monoclinic pyramids and melts at 38° C. Also called xanthogenamide. It is not the amide of xanthic acid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) An amido derivative of xanthic acid obtained as a white crystalline substance, C2H5O.CS.NH2; -- called also xanthogen amide.

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

  • noun chemistry The amide of xanthic acid.


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