safranin

Definitions of safranin
  1. noun
    any of a class of chiefly red organic dyes
    synonyms: saffranine, safranine
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    types:
    pheno-safranine
    a purplish red water-soluble dye used in microscopy
    type of:
    dye, dyestuff
    a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair
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