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dyestuff

[dahy-stuhf] /ˈdaɪˌstʌf/
noun
1.
a material yielding or used as a dye.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; probably translation of German Farbstoff
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Examples from the web for dyestuff
  • When textiles are dyed, a sufficient amount of the dyestuff is used to make the shade.
  • dyestuff containing microscopic capsule dispersion for record materials.
British Dictionary definitions for dyestuff

dyestuff

/ˈdaɪˌstʌf/
noun
1.
a substance that can be used as a dye or from which a dye can be obtained
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