garança

PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French garance,[1][2] 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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ garança” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003–2022.
  2. ^ garança” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.