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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 compounds obtained by the oxidation of xylidines.

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xylo- +‎ quinone

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