Definition of aminonaphthol in English:

aminonaphthol

noun

Chemistry
  • Any of a number of isomeric crystalline compounds that are amino derivatives of α- or β-naphthol and have the formula C₁₀H₆(OH)NH₂, some of which are used in the manufacture of azo dyes.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society. From amino- + naphthol.

Pronunciation

aminonaphthol

/əˌmiːnəʊˈnafθɒl//əˌmʌɪnəʊˈnafθɒl/