Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

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

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek gold + English aniline.

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