noun an·thra·nol \ˈan(t)thrəˌnōl, -äl\

Definition of anthranol



  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of anthranol

International Scientific Vocabulary anthracene + -ol

First Known Use: 1869

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to cast off or become cast off

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