Safranine Saf"ra*nine (? or ?), n. [So called because used as a substitute for safranin.] (Chem.) An orange-red nitrogenous dyestuff produced artificially by oxidizing certain aniline derivatives, and used in dyeing silk and wool; also, any one of the series of which safranine proper is the type. [1913 Webster]

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  • safranine — saf·ra·nine saf rə .nēn, nən or saf·ra·nin nən n 1) any of various usu. red synthetic dyes that are amino derivatives of bases 2) any of various mixtures of safranine salts used in dyeing and as biological stains * * * see safranin …   Medical dictionary

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