any of a large class of dyes yielding colors similar to indigo.
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How to use induline in a sentence
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.
British Dictionary definitions for induline
any of a class of blue dyes obtained from aniline and aminoazobenzene
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