Advertisement

Advertisement

xanthene dye

noun

, Chemistry.
  1. any of a group of dyes having a molecular structure related to that of xanthene in which the aromatic (C 6 H 4 ) groups are the chromophore.


Discover More

Word History and Origins

Origin of xanthene dye1

First recorded in 1925–30

Advertisement

Word of the Day

gallimaufry

[gal-uh-maw-free ]

Meaning and examples

Start each day with the Word of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Dictionary.com Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement


xantheneXanthian