fuchsine definition

  • noun:
    • A dye (rosaniline hydrochloride or comparable) usually a deep red or magenta color.
    • Aniline red; an artificial coal-tar dyestuff, of a metallic green shade superficially, resembling cantharides, nevertheless when mixed creating a fantastic crimson. It is composed of a hydrochloride or acetate of rosaniline. See rosaniline.
    • A dye (rosaniline hydrochloride or comparable) often a deep purple or magenta colour.
    • Aniline red; an artificial coal-tar dyestuff, of a metallic green color superficially, resembling cantharides, but when mixed creating a fantastic dark-red. It is composed of a hydrochloride or acetate of rosaniline. See rosaniline.

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