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magenta

ma`gen´ta   Pronunciation: må`jĕn´tå
n.1.(Chem.) An aniline dye obtained as an amorphous substance having a green bronze surface color, which dissolves to a shade of red; also, the color; - so called from Magenta, in Italy, in allusion to the battle fought there about the time the dye was discovered. Called also fuchsin, fuchsine, roseïne, etc.
2.The purplish-red color of magenta.
Noun1.magentamagenta - a dark purple-red; the dye was discovered in 1859, the year of the battle of Magenta
Synonyms: fuchsia
2.Magenta - a battle in 1859 in which the French and Sardinian forces under Napoleon III defeated the Austrians under Francis Joseph I
Adj.1.magenta - deep purplish red
amethystine, lavender, lilac, livid, mauve, mulberry, orchid, pansy-purple, plum-colored, plum-purple, purple, purplescent, purplish, purply, purpurate, purpure, purpureal, purpurean, purpureous, raisin-colored, violaceous, violet
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