Fuchsin meaning

-sĭn, -sēn
A dark green synthetic dyestuff, C20 H19 N3 · HCl, used to make a purple-red dye employed in coloring textiles and leather and as a bacterial stain.
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A purplish-red aniline dye, C20H19N3HCl, used as a coloring agent in inks, stains, and dyes.
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A dark green synthetic dyestuff, C20 H19 N3 · HCl, used to make a purple-red dye employed in coloring textiles and leather and as a bacterial stain.
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Alternative spelling of fuchsine.
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Origin of fuchsin

  • fuchs(ia) –in

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition