turnbull's blue

Turnbull\'s blue

Turn"bull's blue`\ (Chem.) The double cyanide of ferrous and ferric iron, a dark blue amorphous substance having a coppery luster, used in dyeing, calico printing, etc. Cf. Prussian blue, under Prussian.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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