Definition of Purpurins
1. purpurin [n] - See also: purpurin
Lexicographical Neighbors of Purpurins
Literary usage of Purpurins
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"... with caustic soda and potassium chlorate, at a temperature of 180° C., the sodium salts of alizarin and similar compounds, called purpurins, ..."
2. Annual Report of the Secretary of Internal Affairs of the Commonwealth of by Pennsylvania Dept. of Internal Affairs, Dept. of Internal Affairs, Pennsylvania (1796)
"... feuilles fur la tige, & non trois ou quatre feulement, comme dans l'Officinale; trois germes purpurins , couverts de poils ..."