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.

Nearby words

  1. chrysocolla,
  2. chrysoderma,
  3. chrysograph,
  4. chrysographer,
  5. chrysography,
  6. chrysolite,
  7. chrysolitic,
  8. chrysomelid,
  9. chrysomonad,
  10. chrysomyia

Origin of chrysoidine

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

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