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- noun (Chem.) A red or violet dyestuff having a greenish metallic luster. It is produced artificially, by the chemical dehydration of thionine, as a brown amorphous powder.
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- noun organic chemistry A red or violet
dyestuffwith a greenish metallic lustre, produced by the chemical dehydrationof thionine.
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thionine + -ol
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