from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Either of two mordant-acid coal-tar colors (R and G) of the diazo type, prepared by combining diazotized benzidine with salicylic acid and a naphthol derivative. They dye wool brown in an acid bath. The shade produced is much faster when after-chromed.
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