Definition of phenosafranine in English:

phenosafranine

(also phenosafranin)

noun

  • A synthetic red azo dye, used in photography as a desensitizer; 3,7-diamino-5-phenylphenazinium chloride, C₁₈H₁₅N₄Cl.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society. From pheno- + safranine, after German Phenosafranin.

Pronunciation

phenosafranine

/ˌfɛnə(ʊ)ˈsafrəniːn//ˌfiːnə(ʊ)ˈsafrəniːn/