pinaverdol

noun

pin·​a·​ver·​dol
ˌpinəˈvərˌdȯl,
-dōl
plural -s
: an isocyanine dye formerly used in photography as a sensitizer for the green and yellow portions of the spectrum

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary pina- (irregular from Greek pinak-, pinax board, tablet, picture) + verd- (from French verd, vert green) + -ol

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“Pinaverdol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pinaverdol. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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