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ˈmæd ərmad·der

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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

    Etymology: [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

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  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

Examples of madder in a Sentence

  1. Larry Harmon:

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

  2. Larry Harmon:

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

Images & Illustrations of madder

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  • rojaCatalan, Valencian
  • Krappwurzel, Krapprot, Färberkrapp, Alizarin, Krapp, Alizarinrot, Krappfarbstoff, FärberröteGerman
  • rojo de alizarina, rojo turco, rubia roja, rubiaSpanish
  • 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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