munjeet
Madder Mad"der (m[a^]d"d[~e]r), n. [OE. mader, AS. m[ae]dere; akin to Icel. ma[eth]ra.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Rubia} ({Rubia tinctorum}). The root is much used in dyeing red, and formerly was used in medicine. It is cultivated in France and Holland. See {Rubiaceous}. [1913 Webster]

Note: Madder is sometimes used in forming pigments, as lakes, etc., which receive their names from their colors, such as {madder yellow}. [1913 Webster]

{Field madder}, an annual European weed ({Sherardia arvensis}) resembling madder.

{Indian madder}, the East Indian {Rubia cordifolia}, used in the East for dyeing; -- called also {munjeet}.

{Wild madder}, {Rubia peregrina} of Europe; also the {Galium Mollugo}, a kind of bedstraw. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Munjeet — Mun*jeet , n. [Hind. maj[=i][.t]h a drug used for dyeing red.] See {Indian madder}, under {Madder}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Munjeet — Munjeet, Krapp von Rubia munjista, s. Krapp …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • munjeet — širdžialapė raudė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Raudinių šeimos dažinis, vaistinis augalas (Rubia cordifolia), paplitęs Afrikoje ir Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Rubia cordifolia angl. Indian madder; munjeet pranc. garance indien port. ruiva …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • munjeet — mun·jeet …   English syllables

  • munjeet —   n. dye yielding madder plant of Bengal; dye obtained from its roots …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • munjeet — noun perennial East Indian creeping or climbing herb used for dye in the orient • Syn: ↑Indian madder, ↑Rubia cordifolia • Hypernyms: ↑madderwort, ↑rubiaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Rubia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Natural dye — Skeins of wool colored with natural plant dyes. Natural dyes are dyes or colorants derived from plants, invertebrates, or minerals. The majority of natural dyes are vegetable dyes from plant sources – roots, berries, bark, leaves, and …   Wikipedia

  • Indian madder — noun perennial East Indian creeping or climbing herb used for dye in the orient • Syn: ↑munjeet, ↑Rubia cordifolia • Hypernyms: ↑madderwort, ↑rubiaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Rubia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • mungeet — variant of munjeet * * * mungeet variant of munjeet …   Useful english dictionary

  • Field madder — Madder Mad der (m[a^]d d[ e]r), n. [OE. mader, AS. m[ae]dere; akin to Icel. ma[eth]ra.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Rubia} ({Rubia tinctorum}). The root is much used in dyeing red, and formerly was used in medicine. It is cultivated in France… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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