noun quin·alizarin \¦kwin+\

Definition of quinalizarin

  1. :  a red crystalline compound C14H4O2(OH)4 with green metallic luster used chiefly in chemical analysis; 1,2,5,8-tetrahydroxy-anthraquinone

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Origin and Etymology of quinalizarin

International Scientific Vocabulary quin- + alizarin

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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