Madder

Adjective

  • Of a deep reddish purple colour, like that of the dye.
  • comparative form of mad: more mad

Noun

  • The root of the plant, used as a medicine or a dye.
  • A herbaceous plant, Rubia tinctorum, native to Asia, cultivated for a red-purple dye obtained from the root.
  • A deep reddish purple colour, like that of the dye.

    "madder colour: "

  • Obsolete form of mether.
  • A dye made from the plant.

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