aluminon

noun
alu·​mi·​non | \ əˈlüməˌnän \
plural -s

Definition of aluminon

: a precipitant for aluminum ion used in analytical work; ammonium aurintricarboxylate

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

First Known Use of aluminon

1927, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aluminon

aluminum ion

Learn More About aluminon

Time Traveler for aluminon

Time Traveler

The first known use of aluminon was in 1927

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near aluminon

aluminography

aluminon

aluminophosphate

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for aluminon

Cite this Entry

“Aluminon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aluminon. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Thing: Flower Edition

How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!