Garnet brown

(Chem.) an artificial dyestuff, produced as an explosive brown crystalline substance with a green or golden luster. It consists of the potassium salt of a complex cyanogen derivative of picric acid.

See also: Garnet

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The wine has garnet brown edges and a big, agricultural nose, showing the very traditional approach to its production.
Garnet Brown, originally from Jamaica but now living in Norton Canes, Staffordshire, has been trying to avoid deportation since being arrested two years ago for not having a visa.
The judges for the event are Patrick Williams, a Grammy and Emmy-winning composer and conductor; Dirk Dunscomb, one of the founders of the International Association for Jazz Educators and the North American coordinator for the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland; and professional musicians Garnet Brown and Scott Mayo.