/breuh zil"ee in/, n. Chem.
a red, crystalline, water-insoluble solid, C16H12O5, obtained by the oxidation of brazilin: used chiefly as a dye for wood and textiles.
Also, brasilein.
[BRAZIL(IN) + -ein, var. of -IN2]

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