<chemistry> Aniline red; an artificial coal-tar dyestuff, of a metallic green colour superficially, resembling cantharides, but when dissolved forming a brilliant dark red. It consists of a hydrochloride or acetate of rosaniline. See Rosaniline.

Origin: Named by the French inventor, from Fuchs a fox, the German equivalent of his own name, Renard.

(01 Mar 1998)

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