Cachou de Laval
Definition of Cachou de Laval
: a direct dark brown dye for cotton obtained as the first sulfur dye by heating organic materials (as sawdust or bran) with sulfur and sodium sulfide
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Origin and Etymology of cachou de laval
French, from Laval, city in France, place of its first manufacture
First Known Use: 1879See Words from the same year
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