brezilin
Brazilin Braz"i*lin, n. [Cf. F. br['e]siline. See {Brazil}.] (Chem.) A substance contained in both Brazil wood and Sapan wood, from which it is extracted as a yellow crystalline substance which is white when pure. It is colored intensely red by alkalies. [Written also {brezilin}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Brezilin — Brez i*lin, n. See {Brazilin}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Brazilin — Braz i*lin, n. [Cf. F. br[ e]siline. See {Brazil}.] (Chem.) A substance contained in both Brazil wood and Sapan wood, from which it is extracted as a yellow crystalline substance which is white when pure. It is colored intensely red by alkalies.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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