mordant rouge


noun

a solution of aluminum acetate in acetic acid, used in dyeing and calico printing.

Nearby words

  1. mordacious,
  2. mordaciously,
  3. mordacity,
  4. mordancy,
  5. mordant,
  6. mordantly,
  7. mordecai,
  8. mordent,
  9. mordida,
  10. mordovian autonomous republic

Also called red liquor.

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