rosaniline

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Etymology[edit]

From German Rosanilin (from Rose + Anilin) (so called by chemist August Wilhelm von Hofmann in 1862)

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rosaniline (countable and uncountable, plural rosanilines)

  1. An organic base, C20H19N3, used to make the dye fuchsine
  2. The deep red or magenta colour of fuchsine (rosaniline hydrochloride).

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