Chrysogen

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Chrysogen (Chem) A yellow crystalline substance extracted from crude anthracene.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n chrysogen An orange-colored hydrocarbon of unknown composition found in crude anthracene. It melts at 280–290° C. and is almost insoluble in benzene and glacial acetic acid.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. chryso`s gold + -gen,