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coumarone

[ koo-muh-rohn ]
/ ˈku məˌroʊn /
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noun Chemistry.

a colorless liquid, C8H6O7, derived from a naphtha distilled from coal tar: used chiefly in the synthesis of coumarone resins.

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Also cu·ma·rone [koo-muh-rohn, kyoo-] /ˈku məˌroʊn, ˈkyu-/ .
Also called benzofuran.

Origin of coumarone

1880–85; from German Cumaron; see coumarin, -one
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British Dictionary definitions for coumarone

coumarone
/ (ˈkuːməˌrəʊn) /

noun

another name for benzofuran

Word Origin for coumarone

C19: from coumar (in) + -one
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