lacmoid

noun lac·moid \ˈlakˌmȯid\
variants: less commonly

lackmoid

\ˈlakˌmȯid\

Definition of lacmoid

plural

-s

  1. :  a violet-blue dye resembling litmus that is made by the action of nitrites on resorcinol and is used as an indicator in titration

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Origin and Etymology of lacmoid

lacmoid, International Scientific Vocabulary lacm- (from lacmus) + -oid; probably originally formed as German lakmoid; lackmoid, alteration of lacmoid


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