Meaning of anthranol in English:

anthranol

Pronunciation /ˈanθrənɒl/

noun

Chemistry
  • A yellow crystalline compound which is a monohydroxy derivative of anthracene.

    Systematic name: 9-hydroxyanthracene; C₁₄H₁₀O. It is the enol counterpart of anthrone, into which it can easily be transformed.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in American Chemist. From German Anthranol, probably from Anthra- + -en + -ol.