gallacetophenone

noun
gall·​acetophenone | \ (¦)gal, (¦)gȯl + \

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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History and Etymology for gallacetophenone

International Scientific Vocabulary gall- + aceto- + phenyl + -one; probably originally formed as German gallazetophenon

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“Gallacetophenone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gallacetophenone. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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