Turkey red

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noun Tur·key red \ˈtər-kē-\

Definition of Turkey red

  1. :  a brilliant durable red produced on cotton by means of alizarin in connection with an aluminum mordant and fatty matter

Origin and Etymology of turkey red

Turkey


First Known Use: 1734


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