What does cyanine mean?

cyanine in AZ Dictionary

(n) Any of numerous blue dyes, always sensitize photographic emulsions to a greater variety of light.
(n) any one of a family group of artificial blue dyes utilized in photography an such like.
(n) among a series of artificial blue or purple dyes obtained from quinoline and lepidine and used in calico publishing.

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