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

Word History


laws- (from New Latin Lawsonia) + -one

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“Lawsone.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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