emeraldine

1 of 2

adjective

em·​er·​al·​dine
-lˌdēn,
-dīn

emeraldine

2 of 2

noun

em·​er·​al·​dine
-dēn
plural -s
: a blue basic compound yielding bottle-green salts with acids that is formed as an intermediate in the production of aniline black

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

emerald entry 1 + -ine

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“Emeraldine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/emeraldine. Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

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