noun chry·so·idine \krə̇ˈsōədə̇n, -ˌdēn\

Definition of chrysoidine



  1. 1 :  a yellow crystalline base C6H5N=NC6H3(NH2)2 made from diazotized aniline and meta-phenylenediamine

  2. 2 usually capitalized a :  the reddish brown crystalline mono-hydrochloride of chrysoidine base used chiefly for dyeing leather and paper and as a biological stain —called also Chrysoidine G, Chrysoidine Y b :  any of certain other basic azo dyes

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Origin and Etymology of chrysoidine

International Scientific Vocabulary chrysoid- (from Greek chrysoeidēs like gold, from chrys- + -oeidēs -oid) + -ine; originally formed as German chrysoidin

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