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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Eurasian herb having small yellow flowers and red roots formerly an important source of the dye alizarin v. - Color a moderate to strong red.

Usage examples (32)
  • He wanted to be known as madder than Michael, as even more frightening.
  • madder could be purchased, for it was raised in the Southern colonies, but the madder was a brown red.
  • The latter is preferred in England, from the long habit of using Dutch madder, which is of this color, but in
  • There were examples of dying with things such as madder with alum mordant--one of my next big projects. for more
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