copperas black


copperas black
noun
: a black obtained by the use of logwood with copperas as a mordant in dyeing cloth

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  • Copperas — Cop per*as, n. [OE. coperose, F. couperose, fr. (assumed?) L. cuprirosa, equiv. to G. cha lkanqos, i. e. copper flower, vitriol. See {Copper} and {Rose.}] Green vitriol, or sulphate of iron; a green crystalline substance, of an astringent taste,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Yellow copperas — Yellow Yel low (y[e^]l l[ o]), a. [Compar. {Yellower} (y[e^]l l[ o]*[ e]r); superl. {Yellowest}.] [OE. yelow, yelwe, [yogh]elow, [yogh]eoluw, from AS. geolu; akin to D. geel, OS. & OHG. gelo, G. gelb, Icel. gulr, Sw. gul, Dan. guul, L. helvus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • White copperas — White White (hw[imac]t), a. [Compar. {Whiter} (hw[imac]t [ e]r); superl. {Whitest}.] [OE. whit, AS. hw[imac]t; akin to OFries. and OS. hw[=i]t, D. wit, G. weiss, OHG. w[=i]z, hw[=i]z, Icel. hv[=i]tr, Sw. hvit, Dan. hvid, Goth. hweits, Lith.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ferrous sulphate — Copperas Cop per*as, n. [OE. coperose, F. couperose, fr. (assumed?) L. cuprirosa, equiv. to G. cha lkanqos, i. e. copper flower, vitriol. See {Copper} and {Rose.}] Green vitriol, or sulphate of iron; a green crystalline substance, of an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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