[ in-dyuh-leen, -lin, in-dl-een ]
/ ˈɪn dyəˌlin, -lɪn, ˈɪn dlˌin /
any of a large class of dyes yielding colors similar to indigo.
Origin of induline
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Examples from the Web for induline
Induline belongs to the sober-tinted colours, and produces a shade somewhat resembling indigo.
The latter was introduced in 1864 under the name of “induline.”
It was prepared in precisely the same way as induline was prepared from aniline yellow.
/ (ˈɪndjʊˌlaɪn) /
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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