[in-dyuh-leen, -lin, in-dl-een]
- any of a large class of dyes yielding colors similar to indigo.
Origin of induline
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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.
Induline belongs to the sober-tinted colours, and produces a shade somewhat resembling indigo.
- 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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