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From indigo and Latin oleum (oil); see -ole.

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indole (plural indoles)

  1. (organic chemistry) An organic compound, C8H7N, found in coal tar, and produced in the gut by the bacterial decomposition of tryptophan; it is an aromatic bicyclic heterocycle having a benzene ring fused with a pyrrole ring; indole and its derivatives occur widely in nature and have many industrial applications.
  2. (organic chemistry) Any of the derivatives of indole1.

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indole (comparative more indole, superlative most indole)

  1. (obsolete) guileless

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin indolem, accusative form of indolēs.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈin.do.le/, [ˈin̪d̪ol̺e]
  • Hyphenation: ìn‧do‧le

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indole f (plural indoli)

  1. nature, disposition, character

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indole

  1. ablative singular of indoles