Definition of Roucou
1. annatto [n -S] - See also: annatto
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Roucou
roucou (current term)
rouge et noir
Literary usage of Roucou
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Francis Lieber, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1832)
"... valuation of the paper rouble, in the payment of taxes, a few years since, one silver rouble was equal to three roubles sixty copecks paper. roucou. ..."
2. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1852)
"... remain permanent on wool, silk, and cotton; roucou on silk and cotton; ... leaving only a reddish tinge, and on cotton completely; roucou ..."
3. A New Dictionary, English and French, and French and English ...by Louis Chambaud, Jean-Thomas Hérissant Des Carrières by Louis Chambaud, Jean-Thomas Hérissant Des Carrières (1815)
"... roucou; a thorny shrub of Brasil] Z?ur,i.). BIZARRE. V. ODD, от CAPRICIOUS. .... roucou ..."
4. The royal phraseological English-French, French-English dictionary by John Charles Tarver (1853)
"roucou У ER, я. m. (a tree of South America, of the seeds of which red dye i» made), roucou-tree. ROUE, sf wheel. Les rones d'un carrosse, the wheel» of a ..."
5. Transactions and Collections of the American Antiquarian Society by American Antiquarian Society (1820)
"The pellicles, when pounded and prepared, make the roucou. The Europeans have adopted a cheap and expeditious method of making this article, compared with ..."
6. Archaeologia Americana: Transactions and Collections of the American by American Antiquarian Society (1820)
"It was difficult to judge of the colour of their skin, because they were always painted with roucou, which gave them the appearance of boiled lobsters. ..."