dyestuff

[ dahy-stuhf ]
/ ˈdaɪˌstʌf /

noun

a material yielding or used as a dye.

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Origin of dyestuff

1830–40; probably translation of German Farbstoff
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British Dictionary definitions for dyestuff

dyestuff
/ (ˈdaɪˌstʌf) /

noun

a substance that can be used as a dye or from which a dye can be obtained
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