plural -s
: an unstable brown-yellow alkali-soluble fluorescent solid phenol C14H9OH formed from anthrone by alkaline treatment and changing to anthrone on standing

called also 9-anthrol

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary anthracene + -ol

First Known Use

1869, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anthranol was in 1869

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“Anthranol.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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