Acetopurpurine 8B

noun Ace·to·pur·pu·rine 8B \¦a-sə-(ˌ)tō-ˈpər-pyə-rən-, -ˌrēn-, ə-ˌsē-tō-\

Definition of Acetopurpurine 8B

  1. :  a bluish red disazo direct dye

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Origin and Etymology of acetopurpurine 8b

International Scientific Vocabulary acet- + purpurine


First Known Use: 1907


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