Definitions for madderˈmæd ər

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word madder

Princeton's WordNet

  1. madder, Rubia tinctorum(verb)

    Eurasian herb having small yellow flowers and red roots formerly an important source of the dye alizarin

  2. madder(verb)

    color a moderate to strong red

Webster Dictionary

  1. Madder(noun)

    a plant of the Rubia (R. tinctorum). The root is much used in dyeing red, and formerly was used in medicine. It is cultivated in France and Holland. See Rubiaceous

  2. Origin: [OE. mader, AS. maedere; akin to Icel. mara.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Madder

    mad′ėr, n. a plant whose root affords a red dye.—ns. Madd′er-lake, a colour mixed either with oil or water, made from madder; Madd′er-wort, any plant of the Rubiaceæ or madder family. [A.S. mæderu; Ice. maðra, Dut. meed.]

Anagrams for madder »

  1. Marded

  2. MedDRA


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of madder in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of madder in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Larry Harmon:

    The more I think about it, the madder I am.

  2. Larry Harmon:

    I felt embarrassed and stupid at the time, the more I think about it, the madder I am.

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Translations for madder

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • rojaCatalan, Valencian
  • Krappwurzel, Krapprot, Färberkrapp, Alizarin, Krapp, Alizarinrot, Krappfarbstoff, FärberröteGerman
  • rojo de alizarina, rojo turco, rubia rojaSpanish
  • روناس, روناسیPersian
  • värimatara, krappi, alitsariinipunainen, [[värimatara, alitsariiniFinnish
  • garanceFrench
  • rosso di robbia, robbia, alizarina, robbia domesticaItalian
  • あかね, 茜色, アカネJapanese
  • meekrapDutch
  • vermelhoPortuguese
  • alizarină, roibă, roz pal, garanțăRomanian
  • крапп, марена, краповыйRussian

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