Flavone meaning

flāvōn
A crystalline compound, C15 H10 O2 , the parent substance of a number of important yellow pigments, occurring on the leaves or in the stems and seed capsules of many primroses.
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Any of a class of crystalline flavonoids that are found in citrus fruits, celery, and other foods.
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A colorless, crystalline ketone, C15H10O2, obtained from certain plants or prepared synthetically: it forms a base for some yellow dyes.
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Any derivative of this compound.
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A crystalline compound, C15 H10 O2 , that is the parent substance of a number of yellow plant pigments.
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Any of various derivatives of this compound, found especially in celery and parsley and usually occurring as glycosides.
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(chemistry) Any of a class of tricyclic aromatic heterocyclic ketones, especially the naturally occurring flavonoids.
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(chemistry, uncountable) The parent compound of this class.
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