aniline purple
Mauve Mauve (m[=o]v), n. [F., mallow, L. malva. So named from the similarity of the color to that of the petals of common mallow, {Malva sylvestris}. See {Mallow}.] A color of a delicate purple, violet, or lilac. [1913 Webster]

{Mauve aniline} (Chem.), a dyestuff produced artificially by the oxidation of commercial aniline, and the first discovered of the so-called coal-tar, or aniline, dyes. It consists of the sulphate of mauve["i]ne, and is a dark brown or bronze amorphous powder, which dissolves to a beatiful purple color. Called also {aniline purple}, {violine}, {Perkin's mauve}, etc. [1913 Webster]


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