Definition of phosphonitrilic in US English:

phosphonitrilic

adjective

Chemistry
  • Of or relating to phosphonitriles; designating compounds containing the group —N=P— .

Origin

Late 19th century. From phospho- + nitrile + -ic. Compare later phosphonitrile.

Pronunciation

phosphonitrilic

/ˌfɒsfə(ʊ)nʌɪˈtrɪlɪk/