from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A greenish-yellow crystalline colouring matter found with pyocyanin in pus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A greenish yellow crystalline coloring matter found with pyocyanin in pus.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A yellow pigment, producible from pyocyanin by exposure to light and air. The green color sometimes presented by pus is probably due to the simultaneous occurrence of both pigments.


Ancient Greek, from words meaning "pus" and "yellow". (Wiktionary)


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