vat dye


: a water-insoluble generally fast dye used in the form of a vat liquor

called also vat color

Word History

First Known Use

1903, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of vat dye was in 1903

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“Vat dye.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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