Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An East Indian madder-plant, Rubia cordifolia, taking to some extent the place of the common madder, and like the latter affording garancin.
  • noun The dyestuff obtained from its root.

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

  • noun See Indian madder, under madder.

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  • noun Indian madder

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  • noun perennial East Indian creeping or climbing herb used for dye in the orient

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