isatine

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isatin or isatine (ˈaɪsətɪn, ˈaɪsəˌtiːn)
 
n
a yellowish-red crystalline compound soluble in hot water, used for the preparation of vat dyes. Formula: C8H5NO2
 
[C19: from Latin isatis woad + -in]
 
isatine or isatine
 
n
 
[C19: from Latin isatis woad + -in]
 
isa'tinic or isatine
 
adj

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