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indole

/ˈɪndəʊl/
noun
1.
a white or yellowish crystalline heterocyclic compound extracted from coal tar and used in perfumery, medicine, and as a flavouring agent; 1-benzopyrrole. Formula: C8H7N
Word Origin
C19: from ind(igo) + -ole1
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