garancine

noun gar·an·cine \ ¦garən¦sēn \

Definition of garancine

plural -s
: a dye or pigment made by treating ground madder with sulfuric acid

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Origin and Etymology of garancine

French, from garance madder (from Old French) + -ine; Old French garance, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German rezza madder


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