• Definition for "crocein"
    • some of numerous purple or orange acid azo…
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crocein definition

  • noun:
    • some of numerous purple or orange acid azo dyes.
    • some of a number of artificial yellow or scarlet dyestuffs that are diazo and sulphonic acid derivatives of benzene and naphthol.
    • A name provided to anyone of a few yellow or scarlet dyestuffs of artificial manufacturing and complex structure. Overall they are diazo and sulphonic acid types of benzene and naphthol.
    • A name provided to a number of acid coal-tar colors due to the bright red they create.
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