Definition of Crocein

1. n. A name given to any one of several yellow or scarlet dyestuffs of artificial production and complex structure. In general they are diazo and sulphonic acid derivatives of benzene and naphthol.



Definition of Crocein

1. Noun. (organic compound) Any of several synthetic yellow or scarlet dyestuffs that are diazo and sulphonic acid derivatives of benzene and naphthol. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Crocein

1. a red dye [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crocein

croagh
croak
croaked
croaker
croakers
croakier
croakiest
croakily
croaking
croaks
croaky
croatia
croc
crocacin
croceate
crocein (current term)
croceine
croceines
croceins
croceous
crocetin
croche
croches
crochet
crochet hook
crochet needle
crochet stitch
crocheted
crocheter
crocheters

Literary usage of Crocein

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Studies in Dyeing and Cleaning by Dyer Barker Lake (1916)
"At the concentrations of 40 mg and 50 mg of crocein orange, however, ... The final color of the fiber at these higher concentrations of crocein orange was ..."

2. Food Inspection and Analysis: For the Use of Public Analysts, Health by Albert Ernest Leach (1920)
"Yellow and Orange: Annatto, Saffron, Safflower, Turmeric, Naphthol Yellow S (4), Brilliant Yellow (5), crocein Orange (13), Acid Yellow G (8), Acid Yellow R ..."

3. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1893)
"crocein Scarlet 3 B. From amido-azo-benzene- mono-sulphonic acid and ... Brilliant crocein 9 B. Constitution not published. 63. ..."

4. Select Methods in Food Analysis by Henry Leffmann, William Beam (1901)
"COCHENILLE RED A—crocein Scarlet 46 and G, Brilliant Scarlet, Brilliant Ponceau 4R, ... crocein SCARLET O Extra. SAFRANIN—Safranin T, Safranin extra G, ..."

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