[ awr-uh-meen, -min ]
/ ˈɔr əˌmin, -mɪn /
a yellow, crystalline solid, C17H22ClN3, soluble in water, alcohol, and ether, used chiefly as a dye for paper and leather.
Origin of auramine
1880–85; < Latin aur(um) gold + amine
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