tropolone

noun
trop·​o·​lone | \ ˈträpəˌlōn \
plural -s

Definition of tropolone

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

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First Known Use of tropolone

1945, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tropolone

trop- + -ol + -one

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“Tropolone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tropolone. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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