how to pronounce madder


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madder is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of madder


  1. The root of the plant, used as a medicine or a dye.
  2. A deep reddish purple colour, like that of the dye.
  3. A herbaceous plant, Rubia tinctorum, native to Asia, cultivated for a red-purple dye (alizarin) obtained from the root.
  4. A dye made from the plant.
  5. Obsolete form of mether.


  1. Of a deep reddish purple colour, like that of the dye.
  2. Comparative form of mad: more mad.

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