quinhydrone

[ kwin-hahy-drohn, kwin-hahy-drohn ]
/ kwɪnˈhaɪ droʊn, ˈkwɪnˌhaɪ droʊn /

noun Chemistry.

a dark green, crystalline, slightly water-soluble solid, C12H10O4, used in solution, together with a platinum wire, as an electrode (quinhy·drone elec·trode).

Nearby words

  1. quindecennial,
  2. quindecillion,
  3. quine,
  4. quinella,
  5. quinestrol,
  6. quinic acid,
  7. quinidine,
  8. quiniela,
  9. quinine,
  10. quinine water

Origin of quinhydrone

First recorded in 1855–60; quin(ine) + hydr(oquin)one

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