methyl red

noun Chemistry.
  1. a water-insoluble solid occurring as a dark-red powder or violet crystals, C15H15N3O2, used chiefly as an acid-base indicator.
Compare methyl orange.

Origin of methyl red

First recorded in 1905–10
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