brasilin definition

  • noun:
    • A substance, C16H14O5, obtained from brazilwood as a yellow crystalline dust which can be white whenever pure. It is colored extremely red by alkalies on exposure to the air, becoming oxidized to bra*sil"e*in (�), C16H12O5, that brazilwood owes its dyeing properties.
    • identify brazilin.

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