induline

[ in-dyuh-leen, -lin, in-dl-een ]
/ ˈɪn dyəˌlin, -lɪn, ˈɪn dlˌin /
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noun

any of a large class of dyes yielding colors similar to indigo.

Nearby words

  1. indue,
  2. indulge,
  3. indulgence,
  4. indulgency,
  5. indulgent,
  6. indult,
  7. indumentum,
  8. induna,
  9. induplicate,
  10. indurate

Origin of induline

First recorded in 1880–85; ind- + -ule + -ine2

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Examples from the Web for induline

  • Induline belongs to the sober-tinted colours, and produces a shade somewhat resembling indigo.

    Coal|Raphael Meldola
  • The latter was introduced in 1864 under the name of “induline.”

    Coal|Raphael Meldola
  • It was prepared in precisely the same way as induline was prepared from aniline yellow.

    Coal|Raphael Meldola


British Dictionary definitions for induline

induline

indulin (ˈɪndjʊlɪn)

/ (ˈɪndjʊˌlaɪn) /

noun

any of a class of blue dyes obtained from aniline and aminoazobenzene

Word Origin for induline

C19: from indigo + -ule + -ine ²

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