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quinhydrone

[kwin-hahy-drohn, kwin-hahy-drohn] /kwɪnˈhaɪ droʊn, ˈkwɪnˌhaɪ droʊn/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a dark green, crystalline, slightly water-soluble solid, C 1 2 H 1 0 O 4 , used in solution, together with a platinum wire, as an electrode (quinhy·drone elec·trode)
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; quin(ine) + hydr(oquin)one
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