Definition of rosaniline in English:

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rosaniline

Pronunciation: /rōˈzanələn/

noun

Chemistry
A reddish-brown synthetic compound that is a base used in making a number of red dyes, notably fuchsin.
  • A triphenylmethane derivative; chemical formula: C20H19N3.

Origin

Mid 19th century: from rose1 + aniline.

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Syllabification: ros·an·i·line

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