coumarone

noun cou·ma·rone
variants: or cumarone \-ˌrōn\

Definition of coumarone

plural -s
: a heavy oily compound C8H6O present in solvent naphtha and made synthetically; also : any derivative of this compound called also benzofuran

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Origin and Etymology of coumarone

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


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