rosaniline[rō zan′ə lin, -lēn′, -līn′]
a crystalline base, CHNO, made by heating aniline and toluidine with nitrobenzene: many aniline dyes are derivatives of it
Origin of rosanilineros(e) + aniline
- A colorless crystalline organic base, C20H21N3O, or one of this base's yellow-brown or green crystalline hydrochloride salts which form a red solution in water, derived from aniline and used in the manufacture of fuchsin and other dyes, and in Schiff's reagent.
- Any of various compounds, especially dyes, related to or derived from rosaniline.
Origin of rosanilineros(e)1 + aniline.