rhodamine

[roh-duh-meen, -min]

Origin of rhodamine

First recorded in 1885–90; rhod- + amine
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British Dictionary definitions for rhodamine

rhodamine

noun
  1. any one of a group of synthetic red or pink basic dyestuffs used for wool and silk. They are made from phthalic anhydride and aminophenols

Word Origin for rhodamine

C20: from rhodo- + amine
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