variants or cumarone
plural -s
: a heavy oily compound C8H6O present in solvent naphtha and made synthetically
also : any derivative of this compound

called also benzofuran

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary coumarin + -one; probably originally formed as German kumaron

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“Coumarone.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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