chrysoidine

[ kri-soh-i-din, -deen ]

nounChemistry.
  1. 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

1
1875–80; <Greek chrȳsoeid(ḗs) like gold (chrȳs-chrys- + -oeidēs-oid) + -ine2

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