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 (quinhydroneelectrode ).

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Origin of quinhydrone

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