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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An orange-colored hydrocarbon of unknown composition found in crude anthracene. It melts at 280–290° C. and is almost insoluble in benzene and glacial acetic acid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) A yellow crystalline substance extracted from crude anthracene.

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  • noun organic chemistry A yellow crystalline substance extracted from crude anthracene.

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