noun Chemistry.

a colorless, crystalline, water-insoluble compound, C15H10O2, the parent substance of a group of naturally occurring derivatives some of which have been used as yellow dyes.
any derivative of this compound.

Origin of flavone

1895–1900; < German Flavon; see flavo-, -one
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British Dictionary definitions for flavone



a crystalline compound occurring in plants. Formula: C 15 H 10 O 2
any of a class of yellow plant pigments derived from flavone

Word Origin for flavone

C19: from German Flavon, from Latin flāvus yellow + -one
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