One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An aromatic hydrocarbon which crystallizes as colourless needles or plates, found in coal tar and as a product of combustion.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Chemical News. From fluoro- + -anth- + -ene, after German Fluoranthen, so named in account of its fluorescence in ultraviolet light.
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