Definition of anthrapurpurin in English:

anthrapurpurin

noun

Chemistry
  • An orange solid obtained from artificial alizarin and used (especially formerly) as a dye and histological stain.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Nature: a weekly journal of science. From anthra- + purpurin; compare German Anthrapurpurin.

Pronunciation

anthrapurpurin

/ˌanθrəˈpəːpjʊrɪn/