Pyrone definition

pīrōn, pīrōn
Either of two isomeric, unsaturated, closed-chain compounds, C5H4O2, from which several yellow dyes are derived.
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Any of a class of compounds derived from pyrone.
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(organic chemistry) Any of a class of cyclic chemical compounds that contain an unsaturated six-membered ring with two double bonds, one oxygen atom and a ketone functional group.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
pyrone
Plural:
pyrones

Origin of pyrone

  • pyro- +"Ž -one

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