azine dye

noun
variants: or less commonly azine

Definition of azine dye

plural -s
:any of a class of acid quinonoid-type dyes containing a paradiazine ring fused to one or more aromatic rings and used especially in dyeing wool, silk, paper, and leather and in coloring fats, oils, lacquers, and plastics; also :an oxazine or thiazine dye

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