<chemistry> An orange-red dyestuff extracted from the saffron.

A red dyestuff extracted from the safflower, and formerly used in dyeing wool, silk, and cotton pink and scarlet.

Synonyms: Spanish red, China lake, and carthamin.

An orange-red dyestuff prepared from certain nitro compounds of creosol, and used as a substitute for the safflower dye.

(01 Mar 1998)

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