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alizarin


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Alizarin  \A*liz"a*rin\,  n.  [F.  alizarine,  fr  alizari.]  (Chem.) 
  A  coloring  principle,  {C14H6O2(OH)2},  found  in  madder,  and 
  now  produced  artificially  from  anthracene.  It  produces  the 
  Turkish  reds. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  alizarin 
  n  :  an  orange-red  crystalline  compound  used  in  making  red 
  pigments  and  in  dyeing  [syn:  {alizarine}] 




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