Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Deep black.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A deep black color; specifically, an acid coal-tar color of the disazo type, derived from disulpho-azo-benzene-alpha-naphthylamine. It dyes wool a deep bluish black in a mildly acid or neutral bath.
  • Of the deepest black; black as jet.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Black as jet; deep black. See first jet.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun coal-black; the blackest black
  • adjective coal-black; of the blackest black

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a very dark black
  • adjective of the blackest black; similar to the color of jet or coal

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From jet.]

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