any of a large class of dyes containing one or more azo groups.
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Origin of azo dye
First recorded in 1880–85
Words nearby azo dye
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British Dictionary definitions for azo dye
any of a class of artificial dyes that contain the azo group. They are usually red, brown, or yellow and are obtained from aromatic amines
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