rosaniline

rosaniline

[roh-zan-l-in, -ahyn]
noun Chemistry.
1.
a red dye, C 2 0 H 2 0 N 3 Cl, derived from aniline and orthotoluidine, a constituent of fuchsin.
2.
the base, C 2 0 H 2 1 N 3 O, which, with hydrochloric acid, forms this dye.

Origin:
1860–65; rose1 + aniline

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rosaniline or rosanilin (rəʊˈzænɪˌliːn, -lɪn)
 
n
See also fuchsin a reddish-brown crystalline insoluble derivative of aniline used, in the form of its soluble hydrochloride, as a red dye
 
[C19: from rose1 + aniline]
 
rosanilin or rosanilin
 
n
 
[C19: from rose1 + aniline]

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rosaniline ros·an·i·line or ros·an·i·lin (rō-zān'ə-lĭn)
n.
A brownish-red crystalline organic compound derived from aniline and used in the manufacture of dyes and in Schiff's reagent.

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