alizarine cyanine green

noun, often capitalized A&C&G

Definition of alizarine cyanine green

: an acid anthraquinone dye derived from quinizarin that dyes wool and mordanted silk yellowish green to bluish green

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First Known Use of alizarine cyanine green

1904, in the meaning defined above

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“Alizarine cyanine green.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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