acetothienone

noun

ace·​to·​thi·​enone
¦a-sə-(ˌ)tō-ˈthī-ə-ˌnōn,
ə-ˌsē-tō-
plural -s
: an oily liquid ketone CH3COC4H3S formed by the acetylation of thiophene; methyl 2-thienyl ketone

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary acet- + thienone

First Known Use

1886, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of acetothienone was in 1886

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“Acetothienone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acetothienone. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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