vat dye

noun

Definition of vat dye

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

called also vat color

First Known Use of vat dye

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vat%20dye. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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