naphthazarin

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Blend of naphthalene +‎ alizarin

NounEdit

naphthazarin (countable and uncountable, plural naphthazarins)

  1. (organic chemistry) A dyestuff, resembling alizarin, obtained from naphthoquinone as a red crystalline substance with a bright green, metallic lustre.