phlorone etymology

English word phlorone comes from English quinone, English phlorol

Detailed word origin of phlorone

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
quinone English (eng) (organic compound) Any of a class of aromatic compounds having two carbonyl functional groups in the same six-membered ring.
phlorol English (eng) (chemistry) A phenol that is metameric with xylenol, obtained by distillation of certain salts of phloretic acid.
phlorone English (eng) (organic compound) A yellow crystalline substance resembling the quinones and obtained from beechwood tar and coal tar, or by the oxidation of xylidine.

Words with the same origin as phlorone

Descendants of quinone
anthraquinonoid quinoid quinoidization quinonimine quinonoid quinonoxime quinoxyl quinoyl semiquinonic