Dictionary » E » Euxanthin

Euxanthin

Euxanthin

(Science: chemistry) a yellow pigment imported from india and china. It has a strong odour, and is said to be obtained from the urine of herbivorous animals when fed on the mango. It consists if a magnesium salt of euxanthic acid.

Synonym: puri, purree, and indian yellow.

Origin: gr. Well _ yellow.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 1,196 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link