toluidine

noun
to·lu·i·dine | \ tə-ˈlü-ə-ˌdēn \

Definition of toluidine 

: any of three isomeric amino derivatives of toluene C7H9N that are analogous to aniline and are used as dye intermediates

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Names like toluidine toner, byaku gunjo, madder lake, maple soot, and dragon’s blood (speaking of Hogwarts) are as beautiful as the pigments that bear them. Mark Feeney, BostonGlobe.com, "Coloring our world, from cave paintings to today," 15 Mar. 2018

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1850, in the meaning defined above

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toluidine

noun
to·lu·idine | \ tə-ˈlü-ə-ˌdēn \

Medical Definition of toluidine 

: any of three isomeric amino derivatives of toluene C7H9N that are analogous to aniline and are used as dye intermediates

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