cerulignone

noun
ce·​ru·​lig·​none
variants: or less commonly coerulignone \ -​¦nōn \
plural -s

Definition of cerulignone

: a dark blue crystalline quinone C16H16O6 obtained from beechwood tar

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History and Etymology for cerulignone

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

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“Cerulignone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cerulignone. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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