(noun, adjective)


1. of deep purplish red

Similar word(s): chromatic


1. a primary subtractive color for light; a dark purple-red color; the dye for magenta was discovered in 1859, the year of the battle of Magenta

Definition categories: attribute

2. a battle in 1859 in which the French and Sardinian forces under Napoleon III defeated the Austrians under Francis Joseph I

Definition categories: act

Sentences with magenta as a noun:

- web magenta (additive magenta) colour: