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(Elements & Compounds) another name for benzofuran
[C19: from coumar(in) + -one]
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(ˈku məˌroʊn)

a colorless liquid, C8H6O7, derived from a naphtha distilled from coal tar: used chiefly in the synthesis of thermosetting resins used in paints and printing inks. Also called benzofuran.
[1880–85; < German Cumaron; see coumarin, -one]
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Noun1.coumarone - a colorless oily compound extracted from coal tar and used in manufacturing synthetic resins
chemical compound, compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
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