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Google previewAn encyclopœdia [sic] of every-day knowledge, for the young (1847)

by William Martin

Arnatto is a dye prepared from reed-like ...

Google previewThe History of the Discovery and Settlement (1804)

To the Present Time, of North and South America, and of the West Indies by William Fordyce Mavor

Arnatto is a shrub which rises to the height of seven or eight feet, and produces oblong hairy pods, somewhat resembling those of a chesnut; within these are envelioped, in a kind of pulp of a bright red colour, thirty or forty seeds : the pulp is something like paint ; and as paint it was used by the Indians, in the same manner as woad was used by the antient Britons. The method of extracting the pulp is by boiling the seeds in clear water, till they are extricated, after which the seeds are ...

Google previewA Million of Facts connected with the studies, pursuits and interests of mankind, serving as a Common-Place Book ... on all subjects of research and curiosity, etc (1832)

Arnatto is a dying substance, preared from reeds which grow in the West Indies and Cayenne. Arrack is made from the juice of the tops of cocoa nut and palmyra trees. At Batavia it is made from paddee, rice in the husk. The air pump effects, a rarefaction from a 500th to a 2000th, and seldom much higher. Sulphuret of antimony is used in pharmacy and called antimony, while the metal is called the regulus. Artificial teeth are made of the tooth of the sea horse, harder than ivory. Balloons ...

Google previewUniversal History, Ancient and Modern (1804)

From the Earliest Records of Time, to the General Peace of 1801 ... by William Fordyce Mavor

Arnatto is a shrub which rises to the height of seven or eight feet, and produces oblong hairy pods, somewhat resembling those of a chesnut; within these are envelloped, in a kind of pulp of a bright red colour, thirty or forty seeds : the pulp is something like paint 5 and as paint it was used by the Indi ans, in the same manner as woad was used by the ancient Britons. The method of extracting the pulp is by boiling the seeds in clear water, till they are extricated, after which the seeds are ...

Google previewA Million of Facts, and Correct Data, in the Entire Circle of the Sciences, and on All Subjects of Speculation and Practice (1833)

Adapted to the Closet and the Active World

Arnatto is a dyeing substance, pre- . but lying on the ground and first extinguishing candles, it. Sundry Products in Alphabetical Arrangements. Aloes are soccotrine, hepatic, Cape, and horse. The heart of the aloes-tree sells in India for its weight in gold, under the name of tambac. Alkanet-root is used to colour lipsalve. Amber is considered as the gum of a tree now extinct, or an exudation from the roots, by which it entangled toads, insects, &c. Assafoetida is the product of the root of a ...

Google previewA Million of Facts of Correct Data, and Elementary Constants, in the Entire Circle of the Sciences (1840)

Arnatto is a dye, prepared from reeds. Arrack is made from the juice of the tops of cocoa-nut and palmyra-trees ; also from paddee, rice in the husk. Balm of Gilead, or balsam of Mecca, is made from the resin which exudes from incision in the bark of a plant belonging to the genus amyris, which grows near Mecca, The balsams of Tolu and Peru are made from resins which exude from S. American plants. Balsam of Peru, from peruiferum. The Betel, or pawn, chewed in the East by both ...

Google previewA Million of Facts ... A new edition (1853)

Arnatto is a dye, prepared from reeds. Arrack is made from the juice of the tops of cocoa-nut and palmyra-trees; also from Paddee, rice in the husk. Balm of Gilead, or balsam of Mecca, is made from the resin which exudes from incision in the bark of a plant belonging to the genus amyris, which grows near Mecca. The balsams of Tolu and Peru are made from resins which exude from S. American plants. Balsam of Peru, from peruiferum. The Betel, or pawn, chewed in the East by both ...

Google previewThe popular encyclopedia; or, 'Conversations Lexicon': [ed. by A. Whitelaw from the Encyclopedia Americana]. (1846)

by Alexander Whitelaw

Arnatto, or Annotta, is a red dyeing drug, generally imported in lumps, wrapped up in leaves, ...

Google previewDictionary of Manufactures, Mining Machinery, and the Industrial Arts (1876)

by George Dodd

Arnatto, or Anatto ...

Google previewThe Popular Encyclopedia (1836)

Being a General Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature, Biography, History, and Political Economy, Reprinted from the American Edition of the 'Conversations Lexicon' ... with Dissertations on the Rise and Progress of Literature by Sir Daniel Keyte Sandford, Thomas Thomson, Allan Cunningham

Arnatto, or Annotta, is a red dyeing drug, generally imported in lumps, wrapped up in leaves, ...

Google previewA Comprehensive Pronouncing and Explanatory Dictionary (1847)

Revised and Enlarged by Joseph Emerson Worcester

Arquebuse Arrack Artisan Arvel Asbestos Ascendency Askance Askant Askew Assafoetida Assize Assizer Assuage Athenaeum Auburn Auger Aught Autocracy Avoirdupois Awkward Awn Axe Archeology Archaiology Archdutchess Orchil Arnatto Annotta Arquebus Arack Artizan Arvil Asbestus Ascendancy Askaunce Askaunt Askue Asafoetida Assise Assiser Asswage Atheneum Alburn Augre Ought Autocrasy Averdupois Aukward Ane Ax B. Bade, from bid, Bad Balance Ballance ...

Google previewThe Popular Encyclopedia: pt. 1. Wax-Z; Supplement A-Dul (1841)

by Sir Daniel Keyte Sandford

Adraganth Ague Leek Anise Seed, and s Anodynes Antiseptics Antispasmodics Antisiphilitic Arnatto Asafcetida Balm of Gilead Balsam Bangue Bark, Peruvian Bathing Bezoar Bulimia Camomile Camphor Cancer Root Cantharides Cantharidin Caraway Seeds Cardamon Caribbee Bark Castor Oil Cataplasms Catechu Caustic Clinical Medicine Clove Bark Colchicum Cream of Tartar Croton Oil Diet-Drink Dietetics Digitalis Dentifrice East India Fly Embrocation Emetic Epsom Salts Ergot ...

Google previewThe Aromatherapy Encyclopedia (2009)

A Concise Guide to Over 385 Plant Oils: Easyread Large Bold Edition by Carol Schiller

The shrub is also known as anatto, arnatto, and lipstick tree. • In Latin America, the plant has been used to get rid of intestinal parasites, reduce inflammation, as a tonic, and to heal the skin. • In Asia, the leaves and seeds are made into a tea to lower body temperature during fevers. • The fruit produces a red juice that is used as a dye to color fabrics. • The yellow-orange seed oil is the coloring agent permitted for butter and cheese, and is also used for coloring fabrics, cosmetics, and ...

Google previewA dictionary, geographical, statistical, and historical, of the various countries, places, and principal natural objects in the world (1841)

by John Ramsay Mac-Culloch

Cotton, cocoa, arnatto, and vanilla, are indienous. In the low lands, from 225 to 350 ...

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