Mauveine

Mauveine, also known as aniline purple and Perkin`s mauve, was the first synthetic organic chemical dye, discovered serendipitously in 1856. ==Chemistry== Mauveine is a mixture of four related aromatic compounds differing in number and placement of methyl groups. Its organic synthesis involves dissolving aniline, p-toluidine, and o-toluidine in s....
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mauveine

(from the article `dye`) The year 1856, in which William Henry Perkin, an English chemist, discovered the synthetic dye mauveine, marks the beginning of synthetic dyestuffs, ...
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Mauveine

• (n.) An artificial organic base, obtained by oxidizing a mixture of aniline and toluidine, and valuable for the dyestuffs it forms.
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Mauveïne

Mauve'ïne noun (Chemistry) An artificial organic base, obtained by oxidizing a mixture of aniline and toluidine, and valuable for the dyestuffs it forms. [ Written also mauvine .]
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