erythrosin

noun
eryth·​ro·​sin | \ i-ˈrith-rə-sən How to pronounce erythrosin (audio) \
variants: or less commonly erythrosine \ i-​ˈrith-​rə-​sən How to pronounce erythrosin (audio) , -​ˌsēn \

Definition of erythrosin

: any of several dyes made from fluorescein that yield reddish shades

First Known Use of erythrosin

circa 1882, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for erythrosin

International Scientific Vocabulary erythr- + eosin

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The first known use of erythrosin was circa 1882

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“Erythrosin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/erythrosin. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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