Ju"glone (?), n. [L. juglans the walnut + -one.] Chem.

A yellow crystalline substance resembling quinone, extracted from green shucks of the walnut (Juglans regia); -- called also nucin.

<-- (MI11) C10H6O3. 5-hydroxy-1,4-naphthalenedione -->

 

© Webster 1913.

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