croconic acid definition

  • noun:
    • A derivative of cyclopentene having two hydroxyl teams and three carbonyl teams; its anion (croconate) is aromatic
  • adjective:
    • a yellow crystalline material, C5O3(OH)2, received from potassium carboxide, rhodizonic acid, and different phenol and quinone types of benzene, and creating yellowish or orange-colored salts.
42 votes

How would you define croconic acid?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!