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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.

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Origin of induline

First recorded in 1880–85; ind- + -ule + -ine2
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Example sentences from the Web for induline

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

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  • The latter was introduced in 1864 under the name of “induline.”

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  • It was prepared in precisely the same way as induline was prepared from aniline yellow.

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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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