coumarone

coumarone

[koo-muh-rohn]
noun Chemistry.
a colorless liquid, C 8 H 6 O 7 , derived from a naphtha distilled from coal tar: used chiefly in the synthesis of coumarone resins.
Also, cumarone.
Also called benzofuran.


Origin:
1880–85; < German Cumaron; see coumarin, -one

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coumarone (ˈkuːməˌrəʊn)
 
n
another name for benzofuran
 
[C19: from coumar(in) + -one]

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