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crystal violet

noun

Definition of CRYSTAL VIOLET

:  a triphenylmethane dye found in gentian violet

First Known Use of CRYSTAL VIOLET

circa 1893

crystal violet

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CRYSTAL VIOLET

:  a triphenylmethane dye found in gentian violet—called also methylrosaniline chloride

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