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

  • noun A dark green synthetic dyestuff, C20H19N3·HCl, used to make a purple-red dye employed in coloring textiles and leather and as a bacterial stain.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An aniline dye prepared by the action of weak oxidizing agents, such as arsenic acid, nitrobenzene, etc., on commercial aniline oil, and subsequent treatment of the rosaniline so formed with common salt.

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  • noun Alternative spelling of fuchsine.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[fuchs(ia) + –in.]

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