tartrazine

tartrazine

[tahr-truh-zeen, -zin]
noun

Origin:
1890–95; tartr- (combining form representing tartar) + azine

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tartrazine (ˈtɑːtrəˌziːn, -zɪn)
 
n
an azo dye that produces a yellow colour: widely used as a food additive (E102) in convenience foods, soft drinks, sweets, etc, and in drugs, and also to dye textiles

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