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indophenol

[in-doh-fee-nawl, -nol]
noun Chemistry.
  1. a quinonimine derivative that is the parent substance of the blue and green indophenol dyes.
  2. any derivative of this compound.
  3. any of various related dyes.
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Origin of indophenol

First recorded in 1890–95; indo- + phenol
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British Dictionary definitions for indophenol

indophenol

noun
  1. a derivative of quinonimine. Formula: HOC 6 H 4 NC 6 H 4 O
  2. any of a class of derivatives of this compound, esp one of the blue or green dyes that are used for wool and cotton
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Word Origin

C19: from indigo + phenol
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