Avignon berry

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Avignon berry (Bot) The fruit of the Rhamnus infectorius, eand of other species of the same genus; -- so called from the city of Avignon, in France. It is used by dyers and painters for coloring yellow. Called also French berry.
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Usage

In literature:

Also called French berries, grains of Avignon.
"Vegetable Dyes" by Ethel M. Mairet
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