Definition of gallacetophenone
: a yellow crystalline compound C6H3(OH)3COCH3 formerly used as a mordant dye and also locally as an antiseptic; 2,3,4-trihydroxy-acetophenone —called also Alizarine Yellow C
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Origin and Etymology of gallacetophenone
International Scientific Vocabulary gall- + aceto- + phenyl + -one; probably originally formed as German gallazetophenon
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