chrysoidine

[ kri-soh-i-din, -deen ]
/ krɪˈsoʊ ɪ dɪn, -ˌdin /

noun Chemistry.

a red-brown or greenish-black, crystalline solid, C12H13N4Cl, that yields orange colors in aqueous or alcohol solution: used chiefly in dyeing cotton and silk.

Origin of chrysoidine

1875–80; < Greek chrȳsoeid(ḗs) like gold (chrȳs- chrys- + -oeidēs -oid) + -ine2
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