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sulphoricinoleic

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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Noting an acid, a derivative of ricinoleic acid, containing the sulphonic radical HO.SO2, obtained as a product of the action of strong sulphuric acid on castor-oil. It is the principal ingredient of the alizarin-oil or Turkey-red oil used by dyers.

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