Origin: Ger keton, arbitrary var. of Fr acétone: see acetone
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Origin: German Keton, shortening and alteration of Aceton, acetone : Latin acētum, vinegar; see acetum + German -on, n. suff. (alteration of -en, from Greek -ēnē).
- ke·tonˈic adjective
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