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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An orange coloring matter (C8H6O3) contained, together with purpurin, in munjeet or East Indian madder. It is nearly related in composition to purpurin and alizarin.

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

  • noun (Chem.) An orange-red coloring substance resembling alizarin, found in the root of an East Indian species of madder (Rubia munjista).

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  • noun organic chemistry A reddish-orange colouring substance resembling alizarin, found in the root of an East Indian species of madder, Rubia munjista.

Etymologies

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munjista +‎ -in

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