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  • n. A pigment extracted from madder by sulphuric acid. It consists essentially of alizarin.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An extract of madder by sulphuric acid. It consists essentially of alizarin.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The product obtained by treating pulverized madder, previously exhausted with water, with concentrated sulphuric acid at 100° C. (212° F.), and again washing with water.

Etymologies

French garance madder, Latin garantia. (Wiktionary)

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