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English

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

  • (GenAm) IPA: /məˈʤɛntə/, SAMPA: /m@"dZEnt@/
  • Hyphenation: ma·gen·ta

Noun

Singular
magenta

Plural
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  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 (orginal magenta) colour:   

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Synonyms

Adjective

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Positive
magenta

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

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Italian

Adjective

magenta inv.

  1. magenta

Noun

magenta m. inv.

  1. magenta

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