from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A very beautiful yellow dye, obtained by submitting the residue from which rosaniline has been extracted to a current of steam.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Chem.) A yellow substance obtained as a by-product in the manufacture of rosaniline. It dyes silk a fine golden-yellow color.
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- noun organic chemistry A
yellow substanceobtained as a by-productin the manufactureof rosaniline, used to dye silka golden-yellow colour.
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Ancient Greek gold + English aniline.
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