noun benz·an·throne \ben-(ˈ)zan(t)-¦thrōn\

Definition of benzanthrone

  1. :  a pale yellow crystalline ketone C17H10O made from anthraquinone and glycerol and used as a dye intermediate

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Origin and Etymology of benzanthrone

International Scientific Vocabulary benz- + anthrone

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