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flavone

noun fla·vone \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
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Origin of FLAVONE

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

flavone

noun fla·vone \ˈflā-ˌvōn\

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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