from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A green pigment obtained from Bonellia viridis.


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  • Krukenberg, too, who follows these investigators in terming it _bonellein_, has recently figured the spectra of Anthea-green, and this also seems to differ considerably from chlorophyl, while I am strongly of the opinion that the pigment of the green crustaceans is, if possible, even more distinct, having not improbably a merely protective resemblance.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 324, March 18, 1882


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