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

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The wine has garnet brown edges and a big, agricultural nose, showing the very traditional approach to its production.
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