Acetopurpurine 8B

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

Definition of Acetopurpurine 8B

: a bluish red disazo direct dye

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First Known Use of Acetopurpurine 8B

1907, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Acetopurpurine 8B

International Scientific Vocabulary acet- + purpurine

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“Acetopurpurine 8B.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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