Alcian Blue

noun

Al·​cian Blue
ˈal-sh(ē-)ən-
: a blue to bluish-green phthalocyanine ingrain dye

called also Alcian Blue 8GX

Word History

Etymology

Alcian of unknown origin

First Known Use

1947, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Alcian Blue was in 1947

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“Alcian Blue.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Alcian%20Blue. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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