Definition of morindone in English:

morindone

noun

Chemistry
  • An orange-red anthraquinone derivative which occurs in the roots and heartwood of morindas and is the aglycone of morindin; 1,5,6-trihydroxy-2-methylanthraquinone, C₁₅H₁₀O₅.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From scientific Latin Morinda + -one, after morindin.

Pronunciation

morindone

/mɒˈrɪndəʊn//mɒˈrɪndən//məˈrɪndəʊn/