[ pahy-rohn, pahy-rohn ]
/ ˈpaɪ roʊn, paɪˈroʊn /
either of two heterocyclic ketones having the formula C5H4O2.
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British Dictionary definitions for pyrone
/ (ˈpaɪrəʊn, paɪˈrəʊn) /
either of two heterocyclic compounds that have a ring containing five carbon atoms and one oxygen atom with two double bonds and a second oxygen atom attached to a carbon atom in either the ortho -position (alpha pyrone) or the para -position (gamma pyrone)
any one of a class of compounds that are substituted derivatives of a pyrone
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