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azulene


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1 A blue crystalline compound, C10H8; m.p. 99°C. It contains a five-membered ring fused to a seven-membered ring and has aromatic properties. When heated it is converted into naphthalene.

2 Any of a number of blue oils that can be produced by distilling or heating essential oils from plants.

Azulene

Subjects: Chemistry.


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