magenta

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Etymology[edit]

Named in 1859 by Edward Chambers Nicholson after the Battle of Magenta, fought earlier that year.

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magenta (plural magentas)

  1. A light purple, purplish-red, or pinkish purple colour obtained by mixing red and blue light (thus a secondary colour), but primary in the CMYK colour system used in printing.
    web magenta (additive magenta) colour:    
    printer's magenta (subtractive magenta) colour:    
    Prismacolor magenta (original magenta) colour:    

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magenta (comparative more magenta, superlative most magenta)

  1. having the colour of fuchsia, fuchsine, light purple.

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magenta n (plural magenta's)

  1. The colour magenta.

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magenta (invariable, comparative meer magenta, superlative meest magenta)

  1. magenta-coloured.

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Adjective[edit]

magenta (invariable)

  1. magenta

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magenta m (invariable)

  1. magenta

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Noun[edit]

magenta m (uncountable)

  1. magenta (purplish-red colour)

Adjective[edit]

magenta m, f (plural magenta; comparable)

  1. magenta in colour