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 for Methyl green
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Green \Green\ (gr[=e]n), n.
     1. The color of growing plants; the color of the solar
        spectrum intermediate between the yellow and the blue.
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     2. A grassy plain or plat; a piece of ground covered with
        verdant herbage; as, the village green.
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              O'er the smooth enameled green.       --Milton.
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     3. Fresh leaves or branches of trees or other plants;
        wreaths; -- usually in the plural.
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              In that soft season when descending showers
              Call forth the greens, and wake the rising flowers.
                                                    --Pope.
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     4. pl. Leaves and stems of young plants, as spinach, beets,
        etc., which in their green state are boiled for food.
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     5. Any substance or pigment of a green color.
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     Alkali green (Chem.), an alkali salt of a sulphonic acid
        derivative of a complex aniline dye, resembling emerald
        green; -- called also Helvetia green.
  
     Berlin green. (Chem.) See under Berlin.
  
     Brilliant green (Chem.), a complex aniline dye, resembling
        emerald green in composition.
  
     Brunswick green, an oxychloride of copper.
  
     Chrome green. See under Chrome.
  
     Emerald green. (Chem.)
        (a) A complex basic derivative of aniline produced as a
            metallic, green crystalline substance, and used for
            dyeing silk, wool, and mordanted vegetable fiber a
            brilliant green; -- called also aldehyde green,
            acid green, malachite green, Victoria green,
            solid green, etc. It is usually found as a double
            chloride, with zinc chloride, or as an oxalate.
        (b) See Paris green (below).
  
     Gaignet's green (Chem.) a green pigment employed by the
        French artist, Adrian Gusgnet, and consisting essentially
        of a basic hydrate of chromium.
  
     Methyl green (Chem.), an artificial rosaniline dyestuff,
        obtained as a green substance having a brilliant yellow
        luster; -- called also light-green.
  
     Mineral green. See under Mineral.
  
     Mountain green. See Green earth, under Green, a.
  
     Paris green (Chem.), a poisonous green powder, consisting
        of a mixture of several double salts of the acetate and
        arsenite of copper. It has found very extensive use as a
        pigment for wall paper, artificial flowers, etc., but
        particularly as an exterminator of insects, as the potato
        bug; -- called also Schweinfurth green, imperial
        green, Vienna green, emerald qreen, and mitis
        green.
  
     Scheele's green (Chem.), a green pigment, consisting
        essentially of a hydrous arsenite of copper; -- called
        also Swedish green. It may enter into various pigments
        called parrot green, pickel green, Brunswick green,
        nereid green, or emerald green.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Methyl \Meth"yl\, n. [See Methylene.] (Chem.)
     A univalent hydrocarbon radical, CH3-, not existing alone
     but regarded as an essential residue of methane, and
     appearing as a component part of many derivatives; as, methyl
     alcohol, methyl ether, methyl amine, etc. [Formerly written
     also methule, methyle, etc.]
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     Methyl alcohol (Chem.), a light, volatile, inflammable
        liquid, CH3.OH, obtained by the distillation of wood,
        and hence called wood alcohol or wood spirit;
        tecnically referred to as methanol; -- called also
        methol, carbinol, etc.
  
     Methyl amine (Chem.), a colorless, inflammable, alkaline
        gas, CH3.NH2, having an ammoniacal, fishy odor. It is
        produced artificially, and also occurs naturally in
        herring brine and other fishy products. It is regarded as
        ammonia in which a third of its hydrogen is replaced by
        methyl, and is a type of the class of substituted
        ammonias.
  
     Methyl ether (Chem.), a light, volatile ether CH3.O.CH3,
        obtained by the etherification of methyl alcohol; --
        called also methyl oxide or dimethyl ether.
  
     Methyl green. (Chem.) See under Green, n.
  
     Methyl orange. (Chem.) See Helianthin.
  
     Methyl violet (Chem.), an artificial dye, consisting of
        certain methyl halogen derivatives of rosaniline.
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