Meaning of flavone

fla•vone

Pronunciation: (flā'vōn), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. a colorless, crystalline, water-insoluble compound, CHO, the parent substance of a group of naturally occurring derivatives some of which have been used as yellow dyes.
  2. any derivative of this compound.
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