Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A bright yellow crystalline compound, C14H10O2. Also called dihydroxyanthracene.

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

  • noun (Chem.) A yellow, crystalline substance, obtained from anthraquinone, and regarded as a hydroxyl derivative of it.

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  • noun organic chemistry A flavonoid obtained from anthraquinone.

Etymologies

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Latin flavus yellow + -ol.

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