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|n.||1.||(Chem.) A crystalline ketone, CH3.CO.C6H5, which may be obtained by the dry distillation of a mixture of the calcium salts of acetic and benzoic acids. It is used as a hypnotic under the name of hypnone.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.