flavanthrone

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

Definition of flavanthrone

: a yellow vat dye C28H12N2O2 related to anthraquinone

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History and Etymology for flavanthrone

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

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“Flavanthrone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flavanthrone. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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