from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A green vegetable dye imported from China.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A green dyestuff of Chinese origin, obtained from a decoction of the bark of Rhamnus chlorophorus and R. utilis, apparently by precipitation as an aluminium lake.


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