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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An induline dyestuff made from aniline and formerly used as a substitute for indigo in dyeing wool and silk.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A dyestuff of the induline group, made from aniline, and used as a substitute for indigo in dyeing wool and silk a violet-blue or a gray-blue color.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as nigrosine. Compare induline.

Etymologies

From violet and aniline. (Wiktionary)

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