Definition of nitroanisidine in US English:

nitroanisidine

noun

Chemistry
  • Any of various yellow or orange crystalline compounds, C₆H₃(OCH₃₎(NO₂)(NH₂), which are amino derivatives of nitroanisole.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. From nitro- + anisidine, after German Nitranisidin, itself after French anisidine nitrique.

Pronunciation

nitroanisidine

/ˌnʌɪtrəʊəˈnɪsɪdiːn/