an orange-red crystalline compound used in making red pigments and in dyeing
Syn: ↑alizarin
Hypernyms: ↑pigment

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alizarin /a-lizˈə-rin/ or alizarine /a-lizˈə-rēn/ noun
The colouring matter of madder root (C14H8O14) now made synthetically
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Main Entry:alizari

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  • alizarine — [ alizarin ] n. f. • 1839; de alizari ♦ Matière colorante d un beau rouge, extraite autrefois des racines de garance, aujourd hui obtenue par synthèse. ● alizarine nom féminin Colorant végétal dérivé de l anthracène, existant sous forme de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Alizarine — Rouge Alizarine[1]   Composantes RVB (r, v, b) (217, 1, 21) Triplet hexa. D90115 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • alizarine — (a li za ri n ) s. f. Principe colorant que la chimie retire de la garance, en lui faisant subir divers traitements. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Alizari. SUPPLÉMENT AU DICTIONNAIRE    ALIZARINE. Ajoutez :    Alizarine artificielle, substance tinctoriale qui… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Alizarine — Alizarin A*liz a*rin, Alizarine A*liz a*rine, n. [F. alizarine, fr. alizari.] (Chem.) A coloring principle, {C14H6O2(OH)2}, found in madder, and now produced artificially as an an orange red crystalline compound from anthracene. It is used in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • alizarine S — noun Usage: often capitalized A : alizarine red b …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alizarine S — noun see alizarine red …   Useful english dictionary

  • alizarine — n. [F. alizari, the juice] A transparent orange red stain or dye …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • alizarine — noun alizarin …   Wiktionary

  • alizarine — n. red pigment used in the synthesis of dyes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • alizarine — aliz·a·rine …   English syllables

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