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induline

[in-dyuh-leen, -lin, in-dl-een] /ˈɪn dyəˌlin, -lɪn, ˈɪn dlˌin/
noun
1.
any of a large class of dyes yielding colors similar to indigo.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; ind- + -ule + -ine2
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induline

/ˈɪndjʊˌlaɪn/
noun
1.
any of a class of blue dyes obtained from aniline and aminoazobenzene
Word Origin
C19: from indigo + -ule + -ine²
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