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(sometimes lowercase)British. India ink.

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Indian ink

esp US and Canadian India ink


noun

a black pigment made from a mixture of lampblack and a binding agent such as gelatine or glue: usually formed into solid cakes and sticks
a black liquid ink made from this pigment
Also called: China ink, Chinese ink
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