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brasilin

[braz-uh-lin] /ˈbræz ə lɪn/
noun, Chemistry
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brasilin

/ˈbræzɪlɪn/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of brazilin

brazilin

/ˈbræzɪlɪn/
noun
1.
a pale yellow soluble crystalline solid, turning red in alkaline solution, extracted from brazil wood and sappanwood and used in dyeing and as an indicator. Formula: C16H14O5
Word Origin
C19: from French brésiline, from brésil brazil wood
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