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induline

[in-dyuh-leen, -lin, in-dl-een]
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noun
  1. any of a large class of dyes yielding colors similar to indigo.
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Origin of induline

First recorded in 1880–85; ind- + -ule + -ine2
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Historical Examples

  • The latter was introduced in 1864 under the name of “induline.”

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    Raphael Meldola

  • It was prepared in precisely the same way as induline was prepared from aniline yellow.

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  • Induline belongs to the sober-tinted colours, and produces a shade somewhat resembling indigo.

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British Dictionary definitions for induline

induline

indulin (ˈɪndjʊlɪn)

noun
  1. any of a class of blue dyes obtained from aniline and aminoazobenzene
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Word Origin

C19: from indigo + -ule + -ine ²
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