pyranthrene

noun pyr·an·threne \pə̇ˈranˌthrēn, pīˈr-\

Definition of pyranthrene

plural

-s

  1. :  a green-yellow crystalline aromatic hydrocarbon consisting of eight compactly but unsymmetrically fused benzene rings in three tiers

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Origin and Etymology of pyranthrene

International Scientific Vocabulary pyr- + -anthrene


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