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