Definition of Rubia tinctorum

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

Exact synonyms: Madder
Generic synonyms: Madderwort, Rubiaceous Plant
Derivative terms: Madder



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rubia Tinctorum

Ruandan
Rubarth
Rubarth's disease
Rubarth's disease virus
Rube
Rube Goldberg
Rube Goldberg machine
Rube Goldberg machines
Ruben
Rubenesque
Rubens
Rubenstein
Rubenstein's Revenge
Rubia
Rubia cordifolia
Rubia tinctorum
Rubiales
Rubicon
Rubik's Revenge
Rubik's Revenges
Rubik's cube
Rubik's cubes
Rubik's cubist
Rubik's cubists
Rubin
Rubin test
Rubinstein
Rubix cube
Rubner
Rubner's laws of growth

Literary usage of Rubia tinctorum

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1. The Organic Constituents of Plants and Vegetable Substances and Their by Georg Christoph Wittstein (1878)
"In the root and herb of rubia tinctorum, in the herb of Asperula odorata, ... In the root of rubia tinctorum. It takes its origin, according to Higgin, ..."

2. The Chemical Gazette (1852)
"In the root of rubia tinctorum there are present ... ipecacuanha and Rubia tinctorum ; it cannot therefore be considered as a characteristic constituent of ..."

3. Journal of the Society of Arts by Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1871)
"... as much colouring matter as the rubia tinctorum, id, according to Mr. Higgins, of Manchester, it yields •om 62 to 01 per cent, ..."

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