Definition of nitroaniline in English:

nitroaniline

(also nitraniline)

noun

Chemistry
  • Each of three isomeric yellow or orange crystalline compounds, C₆H₄(NO₂)(NH₂), which are derivatives of aniline having a nitro group attached to the carbon ring, and are used in the manufacture of dyes; nitrophenylamine.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From nitro- + aniline, perhaps after German Nitranilin.

Pronunciation

nitroaniline

/ˌnʌɪtrəʊˈan(ə)liːn//ˌnʌɪtrəʊˈanɪliːn//ˌnʌɪtrəʊˈanɪlɪn/