Definition of anthracenide in English:

anthracenide

noun

Chemistry
  • A compound containing an anthracene anion, C₁₄H₁₀ −, in which an additional unpaired electron is delocalized over an anthracene molecule; such an anion.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Journal of the American Chemical Society. From anthracene + -ide.

Pronunciation

anthracenide

/anˈθrasɪnʌɪd/