dyestuff definition

  • noun:
    • See dye.
    • any soluble pigment utilized for dyeing hair, textile etc
    • A material employed for dyeing.
    • In com., any dyewood, lichen, dust, or dye-cake found in dyeing and staining.
    • a usually dissolvable substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair
    • See dye.
    • any dissolvable pigment utilized for dyeing the hair, material etc
    • A material useful for dyeing.
    • In com., any dyewood, lichen, powder, or dye-cake utilized in dyeing and staining.
    • a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. textiles or tresses

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