eosin-like

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eosin or eosine (ˈiːəʊsɪn, -ˌsiːn)
 
n
1.  Also called: bromeosin a red crystalline water-insoluble derivative of fluorescein. Its soluble salts are used as dyes. Formula: C20H8Br4O5
2.  any of several similar dyes
 
[C19: from Greek ēōs dawn + -in; referring to the colour it gives to silk]
 
eosine or eosine
 
n
 
[C19: from Greek ēōs dawn + -in; referring to the colour it gives to silk]
 
eo'sinic or eosine
 
adj
 
'eosin-like or eosine
 
adj

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