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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A coal-tar color (C19H17N3H2O) used in dyeing, prepared from the resinous residue from the arsenic-acid process of making magenta. It dyes silk and wool a fast violet.

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

  • noun (Chem.) See Mauve aniline, under mauve.

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  • noun obsolete mauveine

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