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xanthene

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[ˈzanθiːn], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a yellowish crystalline compound, whose molecule contains two benzene rings joined by a methylene group and an oxygen atom, and whose derivatives include brilliant, often fluorescent, dyes such as fluorescein and rhodamines.


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Origin:
late 19th century: from Greek xanthos ‘yellow’ + -ene




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