Phlorone

Phlo´rone


n.1.(Chem.) A yellow crystalline substance having a peculiar unpleasant odor, resembling the quinones, and obtained from beechwood tar and coal tar, as also by the oxidation of xylidine; - called also xyloquinone.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.