muscone

or mus·kone

[ muhs-kohn ]
/ ˈmʌs koʊn /

noun Chemistry.

an oily, very slightly water-soluble, large cyclic ketone containing a 15-membered ring, C16H30O, obtained from musk: used in the perfume industry.

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Origin of muscone

< Late Latin musc(us) musk + -one
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