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  • n. A commercial preparation of garancin, yielding violet tints.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A commercial preparation of garancin, yielding fine violet tints.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A prepared form of madder, used by dyers. It is made from garancin by acting on it with superheated steam, so that the purpurin is destroyed, while the alizarin remains unaltered.

Etymologies

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From Pincoff, name of the English manufacturer.

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