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- n. A derivative of cyclopentene having two hydroxyl groups and three carbonyl groups; its anion (croconate) is aromatic
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. a yellow crystalline substance, C5O3(OH)2, obtained from potassium carboxide, rhodizonic acid, and various phenol and quinone derivatives of benzene, and forming yellow or orange colored salts.
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