indanthrone

noun in·dan·throne \ə̇nˈdanˌthrōn\

Definition of indanthrone

plural

-s

  1. :  a blue anthraquinone-azine dye that is the parent compound of several halogenated dyes

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Origin and Etymology of indanthrone

obsolete English indanthrene indanthrone (International Scientific Vocabulary 2ind- + -anthrene; probably originally formed as German indanthren) + English -one


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