• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Flavaniline (Chem) A yellow, crystalline, organic dyestuff, C16H14N2, of artifical production. It is a strong base, and is a complex derivative of aniline and quinoline.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n flavaniline A coal-tar color used in dyeing, made by treating acetanilid with zinc chlorid at 250° F. for several hours, purifying, and combining with hydrochloric acid. It dyes yellow on cotton, wool, and silk, but is not fast to light.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. flavus, yellow + E. aniline,