brasilein

[ bruh-zil-ee-in ]
/ brəˈzɪl i ɪn /

noun Chemistry.


Nearby words

  1. brash ice,
  2. brashly,
  3. brashy,
  4. brasier,
  5. brasil,
  6. brasilia,
  7. brasilin,
  8. brass,
  9. brass band,
  10. brass farthing

brazilein

or bra·sil·e·in

[ bruh-zil-ee-in ]
/ brəˈzɪl i ɪn /

noun Chemistry.

a red, crystalline, water-insoluble solid, C16H12O5, 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

a variant spelling of brazilein

brazilein

brasilein

/ (brəˈzɪlɪɪn) /

noun

a red crystalline solid obtained by the oxidation of brazilin and used as a dye. Formula: C 16 H 12 O 5

Word Origin for brazilein

C19: from German Brasilein, from brazilin

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