lawsone

noun
law·​sone | \ ˈlȯˌsōn \
plural -s

Definition of lawsone

: a yellow crystalline dye C10H5O2(OH) obtained especially from leaves of Egyptian henna; 2-hydroxy-1,4-naphthoquinone

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History and Etymology for lawsone

laws- (from New Latin Lawsonia) + -one

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“Lawsone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lawsone. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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