Meaning of juglone in English:

juglone

Pronunciation /ˈdʒuːɡləʊn/

noun

Biochemistry
  • A compound found in the husks of walnuts (and many other parts of the walnut tree), used as a dye and colourant and for its herbicidal and antimicrobial properties.

    Chemical formula: C₁₀H₆O₃

Origin

Late 19th century from German Juglon, from Latin iuglans ‘walnut’, + -one.