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Turkey red

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noun

a bright red produced in fabrics by madder, alizarin, or synthetic dyes.
cotton cloth of this color.

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Origin of Turkey red

First recorded in 1780–90
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British Dictionary definitions for Turkey red

Turkey red

noun

  1. a moderate or bright red colour
  2. (as adjective)a Turkey-red fabric
a cotton fabric of a bright red colour
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