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indamine

[in-duh-meen, -min] /ˈɪn dəˌmin, -mɪn/
noun, Chemistry
1.
any of a series of basic organic compounds, the simplest having the formula C 12 H 11 N 3 , which form bluish and greenish salts, used in the manufacture of dyes.
Compare quinonimine.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; ind- + amine
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British Dictionary definitions for indamine

indamine

/ˈɪndəˌmiːn; -mɪn/
noun
1.
an organic base used in the production of the dye safranine. Formula: NH2C6H4N:C6H4:NH
2.
any of a class of organic bases with a similar structure to this compound. Their salts are unstable blue and green dyes
Word Origin
C20: from indigo + amine
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