aniline dye

noun

Definition of aniline dye 

: a dye made by the use of aniline or one chemically related to such a dye broadly : a synthetic organic dye

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Lash Lure This 1933 mascara promised to give women that permanently made-up look using aniline dye on eyelashes. Kat Eschner, Smithsonian, "Three Horrifying Pre-FDA Cosmetics," 26 June 2017

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First Known Use of aniline dye

1864, in the meaning defined above

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aniline dye

noun

Medical Definition of aniline dye 

: a dye made by the use of aniline or one chemically related to such a dye broadly : a synthetic organic dye

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