brasilin

Definition of brasilin

bras´i`lin
n.1.(Chem.) A substance, C16H14O5, extracted from brazilwood as a yellow crystalline powder which is white when pure. It is colored intensely red by alkalies on exposure to the air, being oxidized to bra*sil"e*in ( ), C16H12O5, to which brazilwood owes its dyeing properties.
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