noun xy·lo·quinone \"+\

Definition of xyloquinone

  1. :  any of several yellow crystalline compounds (CH3)2C6H2O2 obtained in general by oxidation of xylidines or xylenols; dimethyl-benzoquinone

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Origin and Etymology of xyloquinone

International Scientific Vocabulary xyl- + quinone

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to cast off or become cast off

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