from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A brownish-red crystalline powder, C14H15N3Cl2, used as an antiseptic.

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

  • noun (Chem.) A yellow, crystalline, organic base, C13H12N2O, obtained artificially.

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  • noun Alternative spelling of flavin.


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  • flavine n, any of a series of yellow acridine dyes often used medicinally for their antiseptic properties.

    January 8, 2008