Definition of mauvine. Meaning of mauvine. Synonyms of mauvine

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Definition of mauvine

Mauvine Mauv"ine, a. Mauve-colored.
Mauveine Mauve"["i]ne, n. (Chem.) An artificial organic base, obtained by oxidizing a mixture of aniline and toluidine, and valuable for the dyestuffs it forms. [Written also mauvine.]

Meaning of mauvine from wikipedia

- Mauveine, also known as aniline purple and Perkin's mauve, was one of the first synthetic dyes. It was discovered serendipitously by William Henry Perkin...
- original mauvine was primarily a mix of four major compounds, mauveine A, mauveine B, mauveine C, and mauveine B2, although there were other mauvine and pseudo...