Alizanthrene Navy Blue R

noun
Al·​i·​zan·​threne Navy Blue R | \ ˌaləˈzanˌthrēn- \

Definition of Alizanthrene Navy Blue R

: a reddish-blue anthraquinone vat dye

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First Known Use of Alizanthrene Navy Blue R

circa 1961, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Alizanthrene Navy Blue R

alizanthrene from alizarin + -anthrene

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The first known use of Alizanthrene Navy Blue R was circa 1961

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“Alizanthrene Navy Blue R.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Alizanthrene%20Navy%20Blue%20R. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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