Polychroite

• (n.) The coloring matter of saffron; -- formerly so called because of the change of color on treatment with certain acids; -- called also crocin, and safranin.
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Polychroite

Pol'y·chro·ite noun [ Poly- + Greek ... color: confer French polychroïte .] (Chemistry) The coloring matter of saffron; -- formerly so called because of the change of color on treatment with certain acids; -- called also crocin , and safranin .
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