Meaning of anthraflavone in English:

anthraflavone

Pronunciation /ˌanθrəˈfleɪvəʊn/

noun

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  • A yellow crystalline compound which is a dimer of methylanthraquinone and is used in making dyes.

    Systematic name: 2,2′-dianthraquinonylethene; C₃₀H₁₆O₄.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society. From anthra- + classical Latin flāvus yellow + -one, after German Anthraflavon.