Maroon lake
Maroon Ma*roon" (m[.a]*r[=oo]n"), a. [F. marron chestnut-colored, fr. marron a large French chestnut, It. marrone; cf. LGr. ma`raon. Cf. {Marron}.] Having the color called maroon. See 4th {Maroon}. [1913 Webster]

{Maroon lake}, lake prepared from madder, and distinguished for its transparency and the depth and durability of its color. [1913 Webster]


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