phlorone

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of phlorol and quinone

Noun[edit]

phlorone

  1. (organic chemistry) A yellow crystalline substance resembling the quinones and obtained from beechwood tar and coal tar, or by the oxidation of xylidine.

Synonyms[edit]

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