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Definition of magenta:

  1. 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 fuchsine, roseine, etc.


azure, baby-blue, battle of magenta, fuchsia, amethyst, chromatic, avocado, amber, color, black, alabaster, blue, bluish, beige.

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