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brasilein

[bruh-zil-ee-in] /brəˈzɪl i ɪn/
noun, Chemistry.
1.

brazilein

or brasilein

[bruh-zil-ee-in] /brəˈzɪl i ɪn/
noun, Chemistry.
1.
a red, crystalline, water-insoluble solid, C 16 H 12 O 5 , obtained by the oxidation of brazilin: used chiefly as a dye for wood and textiles.
Origin of brazilein
brazil(in) + -ein, variant of -in2
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British Dictionary definitions for brasilein

brasilein

/brəˈzɪlɪɪn/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of brazilein

brazilein

/brəˈzɪlɪɪn/
noun
1.
a red crystalline solid obtained by the oxidation of brazilin and used as a dye. Formula: C16H12O5
Word Origin
C19: from German Brasilein, from brazilin
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