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perkin

  

      n      a variant of       parkin  


Perkin's mauve  
      n      another name for       mauve       2  
     (C19: named after Sir William Henry Perkin (1838--1907), who first synthesized it)  
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parkin   , perkin         
      n   (in Britain and New Zealand) a moist spicy ginger cake usually containing oatmeal  
     (C19: of unknown origin)  


perkin         
      n      a variant of       parkin  
Perkin's mauve  
      n      another name for       mauve       2  
     (C19: named after Sir William Henry Perkin (1838--1907), who first synthesized it)  

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