muscone

noun
mus·​cone
variants: or muskone \ ˈməˌskōn \
plural -s

Definition of muscone

: an oily macrocyclic ketone C16H30O that is the chief odoriferous constituent of musk and is used similarly in perfumes; 3-methyl-cyclo-pentadecan-one

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History and Etymology for muscone

International Scientific Vocabulary musk entry 1 + -one

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“Muscone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/muscone. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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