fuchsin definition

  • noun:
    • A dark green synthetic dyestuff, C20H19N3HCl, always make a purple-red dye used in coloring fabrics and leather-based and as a bacterial stain. Also called magenta.
    • Alternative spelling of fuchsine.
    • An aniline dye served by the action of poor oxidizing agents, such as for instance arsenic acid, nitrobenzene, etc., on commercial aniline oil, and subsequent remedy for the rosaniline so formed with common sodium.

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