Meaning of eosin
Pronunciation: (ē'u-sin), [key]
— n. Chem.
- Also calleda red, crystalline, water-insoluble solid, CHBrO, derived from fluorescein by bromination: used chiefly as an acid dye for dyeing silk a rose red color and as a histological stain.
- any of a variety of eosinlike dyes.
- eosin (Thesaurus)