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- noun (Chem.) Any one of a group of quinone compounds obtained respectively by the oxidation of certain xylidine compounds. In general they are yellow crystalline substances.
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- noun organic chemistry Any of a group of
quinone compoundsobtained by the oxidationof xylidines.
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xylo- + quinone
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