Gentian-violet meaning

A dye used in microscopy as a biological stain and in medicine as a bactericide, fungicide, and anthelmintic.
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A violet dye used as an antiseptic and as a stain in microscopy.
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A dye used in microscopy as a biological stain and in medicine as a bactericide, fungicide, and anthelmintic.
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(chemistry) Also known as crystal violet, a chemical dye used in the Gram stain test, and is also a fungicide. Chemically: hexamethyl pararosaniline chloride, C25H30ClN3
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A violet colour similar to the gentian flower.
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Having a violet colour similar to the gentian flower.
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