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isatin (ˈaɪsətɪn Pronunciation for isatin or isatine (ˈaɪsəˌtiːn Pronunciation for isatine

Definitions

noun

  1. a yellowish-red crystalline compound soluble in hot water, used for the preparation of vat dyes. Formula: C8H5NO2

Derived Forms

ˌisaˈtinic adjective

Word Origin

C19: from Latin isatis woad + -in

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