cerulignone

noun ce·ru·lig·none \-¦nōn\
variants: less commonly

coerulignone

\-¦nōn\

Definition of cerulignone

plural

-s

  1. :  a dark blue crystalline quinone C16H16O6 obtained from beechwood tar

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Origin and Etymology of cerulignone

International Scientific Vocabulary ceru- (from Latin caeruleus) + Latin lignum + International Scientific Vocabulary quinone; originally formed as German zörulignon


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