HyperDic: magenta

English > 3 senses of the word magenta / Magenta:
NOUNattributemagentaa primary subtractive color for light
actMagenta, Battle of Magentaa battle in 1859 in which the French and Sardinian forces under Napoleon III defeated the Austrians under Francis Joseph I
ADJECTIVEallmagentaof deep purplish red
magenta / Magenta > pronunciation
Soundsmahjheh'ntah
RhymesAlberta ... zeta: 71 rhymes with tah...
English > magenta: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf deep purplish red.
BroaderchromaticBeing or having or characterized by hue
Spanishmagenta
Catalanmagenta
Nounsmagentaa primary subtractive color for light
English > magenta: 3 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningA primary subtractive color for light; a dark purple-red color; the dye for magenta was discovered in 1859, the year of the battle of Magenta.
Broaderpurplish red, purplish-redA red with a tinge of purple
Spanishfucsia, magenta
Catalanfúcsia, magenta
Adjectivesmagentaof deep purplish red
English > Magenta: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA battle in 1859 in which the French and Sardinian forces under Napoleon III defeated the Austrians under Francis Joseph I.
SynonymBattle of Magenta
Instance ofpitched battleA fierce battle fought in close combat between troops in predetermined positions at a chosen time and place
RegionItaly, Italian Republic, ItaliaA republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula
Spanishbatalla de Magenta, Magenta

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