brazilin

Definitions:

  • A crystallizable coloring principle (C<sub>16</sub>H<sub>15</sub>O<sub>5</sub>) obtained form brazil-wood. Also written <em>brasilin, brasiline, breziline.</em>
  • A substance contained in both Brazil wood and Sapan wood, from which it is extracted as a yellow crystalline substance which is white when pure. It is colored intensely red by alkalies.
  • A <xref>red</xref> <xref>pigment</xref> obtained from <xref>brazilwood</xref>.
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