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chrysoidine

[kri-soh-i-din, -deen] /krɪˈsoʊ ɪ dɪn, -ˌdin/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a red-brown or greenish-black, crystalline solid, C 12 H 13 N 4 Cl, that yields orange colors in aqueous or alcohol solution: used chiefly in dyeing cotton and silk.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; < Greek chrȳsoeid(ḗs) like gold (chrȳs- chrys- + -oeidēs -oid) + -ine2
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