Definitions

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  • n. A flavonoid obtained from anthraquinone.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A yellow, crystalline substance, obtained from anthraquinone, and regarded as a hydroxyl derivative of it.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

Etymologies

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Latin flavus yellow + -ol.

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