Eupittonic
Eupittonic Eu`pit*ton"ic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, eupittone. [1913 Webster]

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  • eupittonic acid — Eupittone Eu*pit tone, n. [Pref. eu + pittacal + one.] (Chem.) A yellow, crystalline substance, resembling aurin, and obtained by the oxidation of pittacal; called also {eupittonic acid}. [Written also {eupitton}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • eupitton — Eupittone Eu*pit tone, n. [Pref. eu + pittacal + one.] (Chem.) A yellow, crystalline substance, resembling aurin, and obtained by the oxidation of pittacal; called also {eupittonic acid}. [Written also {eupitton}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Eupittone — Eu*pit tone, n. [Pref. eu + pittacal + one.] (Chem.) A yellow, crystalline substance, resembling aurin, and obtained by the oxidation of pittacal; called also {eupittonic acid}. [Written also {eupitton}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pittacal — Pit ta*cal (p[i^]t t[.a]*k[a^]l), n. [Gr. pi tta, pi ssa, pitch + kalo s beautiful: cf. F. pittacale.] (Chem.) A dark blue substance obtained from wood tar. It consists of hydrocarbons which when oxidized form the orange yellow eupittonic… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pittacal — was the first synthetic dyestuff to be produced commercially. It was accidentally discovered by German chemist Carl Ludwig Reichenbach in 1832, who was also the discoverer of kerosene, phenol, eupion, paraffin and creosote.As the history goes,… …   Wikipedia

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