Definitions for safranineˈsæf rəˌnin, -nɪn; -nɪn
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safranine, safranin, saffranine(noun)
any of a class of chiefly red organic dyes
any of a class of red to blue azine dyes
an orange-red nitrogenous dyestuff produced artificially by oxidizing certain aniline derivatives, and used in dyeing silk and wool; also, any one of the series of which safranine proper is the type
Origin: [So called because used as a substitute for safranin.]
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