morin definition

  • noun:
    • A yellow flavonoid, obtained from fustic, once always dye wool
    • A yellow crystalline compound (C15H10O7) of acid properties obtained from fustic (Chlorophora tinctoria syn. Maclura tinctoria, previously known as Morus tinctoria); -- labeled as additionally moric acid and natural yellowish 8. It is utilized as a dye for wool, offering a color from lemon-yellow through olive to olive-brown, depending on the metal with which it is mordanted.
    • A yellow coloring matter received from fustic, Chlorophora tinctoria.

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