Definition of quinhydrone in US English:

quinhydrone

(also kinhydrone)

noun

Chemistry
  • A dark green crystalline substance which is a complex formed by benzoquinone and hydroquinone.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Henry Watts (1815–1884), chemist. From German Chinhydron from China + Hydro- + -on.

Pronunciation

quinhydrone

/kwɪnˈhʌɪdrəʊn/