Noun(1) Eurasian herb having small yellow flowers and red roots formerly an important source of the dye alizarin
Verb(1) color a moderate to strong red
Adjective(1) roused to anger(2) affected with madness or insanity(3) marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion(4) very foolish
(1) The same options were available for dyeing the wool or cotton, which could be accomplished by professionals or achieved at home using dyes such as madder , cochineal, and indigo.(2) Dyers had used some natural dyes, such as madder and indigo, for thousands of years.(3) The roots of lady's bedstraw, a roadside weed in the northeastern United States, produce a red dye on wool yarn, as does the root of the madder plant, a perennial originating in the Mediterranean regions.(4) At all material times the First Respondent knew or ought to have known that the imported canola seed contained or may contain undesirable weed seeds including cleavers, red shank and field madder .(5) Vegetable dyes have always been cheaper, the most common in William Perkin's day were madder and indigo, the ancient red and blue dyes.(6) Indigo is now derived from naphthalene, and anthracene yields alizarin, the dye formerly obtained from madder root.(7) Threads for the work have been dyed in authentic colours of the period, using natural dyes some of which have been derived from plants like cow parsley, madder and walnut tree, picked locally by society volunteers.(8) In 1868 the German chemists Carl Graebe and Carl Liebermann synthesized the alizarin molecule, which is responsible for the red colour of the dye extracted from the root of the madder plant.(9) Although the pigments were the same, ranging from costly exotic ultramarine to local vegetable dyes such as madder and indigo, a radical change of technique was needed when they were mixed with egg-white or plant-gum rather than oil.(10) The earliest conquistadors in the 1500s, who knew only the brownish madders and russets of the Old World, were dazzled by these Aztec reds; nothing back home could match their fiery intensity.
(1) mad :: mad
1. insane ::
2. angry ::
3. foolish ::
4. enthusiastic about ::
5. frenzied ::
6. brainsick ::
7. huffy ::
8. frantic ::
Different Formsmadder, madders
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