flavone


fla·vone

noun \ˈflā-ˌvōn\

Definition of FLAVONE

:  a colorless crystalline aromatic ketone C15H10O2 found in the leaves, stems, and seed capsules of many primroses; also :  any of the derivatives of this ketone many of which occur as yellow plant pigments in the form of glycosides and are used as dyestuffs

Origin of FLAVONE

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin flavus
First Known Use: 1897

fla·vone

noun \ˈflā-ˌvōn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FLAVONE

: a colorless crystalline ketone C15H10O2 found in the leaves, stems, and seed capsules of many primroses; also : any of the derivatives of this ketone many of which occur as yellow plant pigments in the form of glycosides and are used as dyestuffs

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