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gen'tian vi'olet




a dye derived from rosaniline, used in chemistry as an indicator and in medicine as a fungicide, bactericide, anthelmintic, and in the treatment of burns. Also called crystal violet, methylrosaniline chloride.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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