coumarone

[koo-muh-rohn]
noun Chemistry.
  1. a colorless liquid, C8H6O7, derived from a naphtha distilled from coal tar: used chiefly in the synthesis of coumarone resins.
Also cumarone.

Origin of coumarone

1880–85; < German Cumaron; see coumarin, -one
Also called benzofuran.
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British Dictionary definitions for coumarone

coumarone

noun
  1. another name for benzofuran

Word Origin for coumarone

C19: from coumar (in) + -one
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