Hydrophlorone

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Hydrophlorone (Chem) A white, crystalline benzene derivative, C8H10O2, obtained by the reduction of phlorone.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hydrophlorone A colorless compound prepared by the action of sulphur dioxid on phlorone. It crystallizes in pearly, lustrous leaves, melts at 212° C., and sublimes. Also called hydroparaxyloquinone, or 1.4 -dimethylphendiol (2.5).
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Hydro-, 2 + phlorone,