flavanthrone

noun fla·van·throne \ flāˈvanˌthrōn , flaˈ- \
variants: or less commonly flavanthrene \-rēn\

Definition of flavanthrone

plural -s
: a yellow vat dye C28H12N2O2 related to anthraquinone

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Origin and Etymology of flavanthrone

flavanthrone from flavanthrene + -one; flavanthrene International Scientific Vocabulary flav- + -anthrene


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