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pyrazole

[ pir-uh-zohl, -zawl ]
/ ˈpɪr əˌzoʊl, -ˌzɔl /
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noun Chemistry.
any of the group of heterocyclic compounds containing three carbon atoms, two adjacent nitrogen atoms, and two double bonds in the ring.
the parent compound, C3H4N2.
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Origin of pyrazole

First recorded in 1885–90; pyr- + azole
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British Dictionary definitions for pyrazole

pyrazole
/ (ˈpaɪrəˌzəʊl) /

noun
a crystalline soluble basic heterocyclic compound; 1,2-diazole. Formula: C 3 H 4 N 2

Word Origin for pyrazole

C19: from German, from pyrrole + inserted -az- (see azo-)
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