Definition of picramide in English:

picramide

noun

Chemistry
  • An orange-red crystalline compound that is a starting material in the synthesis of the explosive TATB; 2,4,6-trinitroaniline, C₆H₂(NH₂)(NO₂)₃.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Henry Watts (1815–1884), chemist. From picram- + -ide.

Pronunciation

picramide

/ˈpɪkrəmʌɪd/