Definition of rosaniline in English:


Line breaks: ros|an¦il|ine
Pronunciation: /rə(ʊ)ˈzanɪliːn
, -lɪn, -lʌɪn/


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


mid 19th century: from rose1 + aniline.

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