acetoveratrone

noun
ace·​to·​ver·​a·​trone | \ ¦a-sə-(ˌ)tō-ˈver-ə-ˌtrōn, ə-ˌsē-tō- \
plural -s

Definition of acetoveratrone

: a white crystalline ketone CH3COC6H3(OCH3)2 made by acetylating veratrole; 3,4-dimethoxy-acetophenone

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First Known Use of acetoveratrone

1908, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acetoveratrone

International Scientific Vocabulary acet- + veratrole + -one

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“Acetoveratrone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acetoveratrone. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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