from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A mixture of phenolic dyestuffs consisting mostly of aurin
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A yellow coal-tar dyestuff which probably consists chiefly of rosolic acid. See aurin, and Rosolic acid under rosolic.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See coralline, 3.
So named in allusion to the color of red corallin, from Latin corallium ("coral"). (Wiktionary)