Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) 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.

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  • noun A red pigment obtained from brazilwood.

Etymologies

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brazil +‎ -in

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