noun phe·no·safranine

Definition of phenosafranine

  1. :  a simple red safranine dye made by oxidation of a 1:2 mixture of para-phenylenediamine and aniline and used chiefly as a desensitizer in photography

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Origin and Etymology of phenosafranine

International Scientific Vocabulary phen- + safranine

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