Definitions for fuchsinˈfʊk sɪn

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fuch•sinˈfʊk sɪn(n.)

  1. a greenish, solid, coal-tar derivative, obtained by the oxidation of a mixture of aniline and the toluidines, that forms deep red solutions: used chiefly as a dye.

    Category: Chemistry

Origin of fuchsin:

1860–65; fuchs (ia ) + -in1

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