Turkey red


noun
  1. a bright red produced in fabrics by madder, alizarin, or synthetic dyes.

  2. cotton cloth of this color.

Origin of Turkey red

1
First recorded in 1780–90

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British Dictionary definitions for Turkey red

Turkey red

noun
    • a moderate or bright red colour

    • (as adjective): a Turkey-red fabric

  1. a cotton fabric of a bright red colour

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