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for jeweler''s rouge
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Rouge \Rouge\, n. [F.]
1. (Chem.) A red amorphous powder consisting of ferric oxide.
It is used in polishing glass, metal, or gems, and as a
cosmetic, etc. Called also crocus, jeweler's rouge,
2. A cosmetic used for giving a red color to the cheeks or
lips. The best is prepared from the dried flowers of the
safflower, but it is often made from carmine. --Ure.
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