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

Word History


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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“Garancine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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