Definition of phlorone in English:

phlorone

noun

Chemistry
  • A yellow crystalline quinone; 2,5-dimethyl- p -benzoquinone, (CH ₃) ₂ C ₆ H ₂ O ₂.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Henry Watts (1815–1884), chemist. After French phlorone.

Pronunciation

phlorone

/ˈflɒrəʊn/ /ˈflɔːrəʊn/