Phenicine Phen"i*cine, n. [Gr. foi^nix purple red: cf. F. ph['e]nicine.] (Chem.) (a) A purple powder precipitated when a sulphuric solution of indigo is diluted with water. (b) A coloring matter produced by the action of a mixture of strong nitric and sulphuric acids on phenylic alcohol. --Watts. [1913 Webster]

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