Definition of anthrachrysone in English:

anthrachrysone

noun

Chemistry
  • A golden-yellow crystalline compound obtained by heating α-resorcylic acid with sulphuric acid and used in making dyes.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society. From anthra- + ancient Greek χρυσός gold + -one, after German Anthrachryson.

Pronunciation

anthrachrysone

/anθrəˈkrʌɪsəʊn/