camphorone

noun
cam·​phor·​one | \ ˈkam(p)fəˌrōn, -aam- \
plural -s

Definition of camphorone

: a liquid ketone C9H14O obtained by distilling calcium camphorate; 2-isopropylidene-5-methyl-cyclopentanone

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History and Etymology for camphorone

International Scientific Vocabulary camphor + -one

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“Camphorone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/camphorone. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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