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gentian violet

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Noun

Singular
gentian violet

Plural
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gentian violet (-)
  1. (chemistry) Also known as crystal violet, a chemical dye used in the Gram stain test, and is also a fungicide. Chemically: hexamethyl pararosaniline chloride, C25H30ClN3
  2. A violet colour similar to the gentian flower.

Adjective

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Positive
gentian violet

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  1. Having a violet colour similar to the gentian flower.

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