pyran

noun

py·​ran ˈpī-ˌran How to pronounce pyran (audio)
: either of two cyclic compounds C5H6O that contain five carbon atoms and one oxygen atom in the ring

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First Known Use

1904, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pyran was in 1904

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“Pyran.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pyran. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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pyran

noun
py·​ran ˈpī(ə)r-ˌan How to pronounce pyran (audio)
: either of two cyclic compounds C5H6O that contain five carbon atoms and one oxygen atom in the ring

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