mordant dye

noun

Definition of mordant dye

: a dye (as most natural dyes and many anthraquinone dyes) that becomes fixed on a fiber by forming an insoluble compound with a mordant

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“Mordant dye.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mordant%20dye. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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