plural -s
: a red crystalline compound C14H6O2(OH)2 isomeric with alizarin made from phthalic anhydride and either hydroquinone or para-chlorophenol and used as a dye intermediate and organic pigment; 1,4-dihydroxy-anthraquinone

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary quin- + alizarin

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“Quinizarin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quinizarin. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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