A colorless crystalline compound, C15 H12 O2 , derived from flavone.
A complex, colorless, crystalline ketone, C15H12O2, derived from flavone.
Any of the derivatives of flavanone, many of which are found in various plants.
A colorless crystalline tricyclic compound, C15 H12 O2 .
Any of various colorless to pale yellow derivatives of this compound, found especially in citrus fruits, and often occurring as glycosides.
Other Word Forms
Origin of flavanone
- flav(o)– –an(e) –one
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition