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  • n. A derivative of xylene obtained as a white crystalline substance that turns red on exposure to air.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A derivative of xylene obtained as a white crystalline substance which on exposure in the air becomes red; -- called also betaorcin.

Etymologies

xylo- +‎ orcin (Wiktionary)

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