coumarone

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

Definition of coumarone

: 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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History and Etymology for coumarone

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

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