A yellow crystalline substance resembling the quinones and received from beechwood tar and coal tar, or because of the oxidation of xylidine.
A yellow crystalline material having a peculiar unpleasant odor, resembling the quinones, and obtained from beechwood tar and coal tar, as additionally because of the oxidation of xylidine; -- called additionally xyloquinone.
A yellow crystalline compound, C8H8O2 or 1, 4-dimethylquinone, formed by distilling cresol from coal- or beech-tar with sulphuric acid and pyrolusite. It's also created by oxidizing certain amino compounds. Also known as p-xyloquinone.