Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A yellow substance obtained as a by-product in the manufacture of rosaniline, used to dye silk a golden-yellow colour.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A yellow substance obtained as a by-product in the manufacture of rosaniline. It dyes silk a fine golden-yellow color.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A very beautiful yellow dye, obtained by submitting the residue from which rosaniline has been extracted to a current of steam.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek gold + English aniline. (Wiktionary)

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