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A brilliant red.
[From its use in cotton cloth manufactured in Turkey.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
a. a moderate or bright red colour
b. (as adjective): a Turkey-red fabric.
2. (Textiles) a cotton fabric of a bright red colour
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. a bright red produced in fabrics by madder, alizarin, or synthetic dyes.
2. cotton cloth of this color.
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|Noun||1.||Turkey red - a bright orange-red color produced in cotton cloth with alizarine dye|
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