noun trop·o·lone \ˈträpəˌlōn\

Definition of tropolone



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

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Origin and Etymology of tropolone

2trop- + -ol + -one

First Known Use: 1945

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