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tropeolin

[troh-pee-uh-lin] /troʊˈpi ə lɪn/
noun, Chemistry

tropaeolin

or tropeolin

[troh-pee-uh-lin] /troʊˈpi ə lɪn/
noun, Chemistry
1.
any of a number of orange or yellow azo dyes of complex molecular structure.
Origin of tropaeolin
1875-1880
1875-80; < New Latin Tropaeol(um) nasturtium, genus of plants yielding the dyes (equivalent to Latin tropae(um) trophy + -olum, neuter of -olus -ole1) + -in2
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British Dictionary definitions for tropeolin

tropaeolin

/trəʊˈpiːəlɪn/
noun
1.
any of certain yellow and orange azo dyes of complex structure
Word Origin
C19: see tropaeolum, -in
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