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tropaeolin

or tro·pe·o·lin

[ troh-pee-uh-lin ]

noun

, Chemistry.
  1. any of a number of orange or yellow azo dyes of complex molecular structure.


tropaeolin

/ trəʊˈpiːəlɪn /

noun

  1. any of certain yellow and orange azo dyes of complex structure


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Word History and Origins

Origin of tropaeolin1

1875–80; < New Latin Tropaeol ( um ) nasturtium, genus of plants yielding the dyes (equivalent to Latin tropae ( um ) trophy + -olum, neuter of -olus -ole 1 ) + -in 2
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Word History and Origins

Origin of tropaeolin1

C19: see tropaeolum , -in

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