garança

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EtymologyEdit

From French garance, from Old French garance, warance, from Frankish *wratja, from Proto-Germanic *wratjō (red dye).

NounEdit

garança f (plural garanças)

  1. madder (Rubia tinctorum, a herbaceous plant)
    Synonyms: ruiva-dos-tintureiros, ruiva
  2. alizarin; madder (red dye extracted from madder root)
    Synonym: alizarina