juglone

noun

ju·​glone ˈjü-ˌglōn How to pronounce juglone (audio)
: a reddish yellow crystalline compound C10H6O3 that is obtained especially from green shucks of walnuts and has fungicidal and antibiotic properties

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“Juglone.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/juglone. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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