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  • n. A dyestuff, resembling alizarin, obtained from naphthoquinone as a red crystalline substance with a bright green, metallic lustre.

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  • n. A dyestuff, resembling alizarin, obtained from naphthoquinone as a red crystalline substance with a bright green, metallic luster; -- called also naphthalizarin.

Etymologies

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Blend of naphthalene and alizarin

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