Definition of roseine. Meaning of roseine. Synonyms of roseine

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Definition of roseine

Magenta Ma*gen"ta, n. (Chem.) An aniline dye obtained as an amorphous substance having a green bronze surface color, which dissolves to a shade of red; also, the color; -- so called from Magenta, in Italy, in allusion to the battle fought there about the time the dye was discovered. Called also fuchsine, rose["i]ne, etc.
Roseine Ro"se*ine (? or ?), n. See Magenta.

Meaning of roseine from wikipedia

- Italian town of Magenta in Lombardy. A virtually identical color, called roseine, was created in 1860 by two British chemists, Chambers Nicolson and George...
- Magenta in northern Italy. The color was originally called fuchsine or roseine, but for marketing purposes in 1860 the color name was changed to magenta...