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  • noun Plural form of xanthene.

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Examples

  • If the hydroxyls occupy the ortho-position to methyl, they may form xanthenes by splitting off water --

    Synthetic Tannins

  • These xanthenes are white, silk-glossy needles, which are soluble in water and in alkalies.

    Synthetic Tannins

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