alizarine lake

noun, often capitalized A&L

Definition of alizarine lake

: a red anthraquinone organic pigment made from alizarin

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First Known Use of alizarine lake

1874, in the meaning defined above

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“Alizarine lake.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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