Meaning of brazilin

braz•i•lin

Pronunciation: (braz'u-lin, bru-zil'in), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. a yellow, water-soluble, needlelike, crystalline solid, CHO, obtained from brazil and sappanwood: used as a dye and an indicator.
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