Indian ink

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Indian ink

or

India ink

n
1. (Dyeing) a black pigment made from a mixture of lampblack and a binding agent such as gelatine or glue: usually formed into solid cakes and sticks
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a black liquid ink made from this pigment
Also called: China ink or Chinese ink
Translations

Indian ink

n(inchiostro di) china
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