plural -s
: a crystalline unsaturated enolic ketone C7H6O2 containing the seven-membered ring of tropane and tropine see stipitatic acid, thujaplicin

Word History


trop- + -ol + -one

First Known Use

1945, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tropolone was in 1945

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“Tropolone.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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