Chinese-ink

Chinese ink

noun
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India ink

noun (sometimes lowercase)
1.
a black pigment consisting of lampblack mixed with glue or size.
2.
a liquid ink from this.
Also called Chinese ink.


Origin:
1655–65

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Chinese ink
 
n
another name for Indian ink

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