Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A red pigment obtained from brazilwood.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A substance contained in both Brazil wood and Sapan wood, from which it is extracted as a yellow crystalline substance which is white when pure. It is colored intensely red by alkalies.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A crystallizable coloring principle (C16H15O5) obtained form brazil-wood. Also written brasilin, brasiline, breziline.

Etymologies

brazil +‎ -in (Wiktionary)

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