thianthrene

noun

thi·​an·​threne
thīˈanˌthrēn
plural -s
: a crystalline heterocyclic parent compound C12H8S2 that is regarded as anthracene in which the two middle methylidyne groups are replaced by sulfur atoms and that is made by the action of sulfur chloride on benzene in the presence of aluminum chloride and in other ways

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary thi- + -anthrene

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“Thianthrene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thianthrene. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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