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an•thra•qui•none



Pronunciation: (an"thru-kwu-nōn', -kwē'nōn, -kwin'ōn), [key]
n. Chem.
a yellow, water-insoluble, crystalline powder, C14H8O2, usually derived from anthracene or phthalic anhydride: used chiefly in the manufacture of anthraquinone dyes.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

anthranilic acidanthraquinone dye

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