gallacetophenone

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

Definition of gallacetophenone

  1. :  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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