toluquinone

noun
tol·​u·​quinone | \ ¦tälyə+ \

Definition of toluquinone

: a methyl homologue CH3C6H3O2 of quinone especially : a yellow crystalline compound made by oxidation of ortho- or meta-toluidine; 2-methyl-para-quinone

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History and Etymology for toluquinone

International Scientific Vocabulary tol- + quinone

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“Toluquinone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/toluquinone. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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