Meaning of magenta

ma•gen•ta

Pronunciation: (mu-jen'tu), [key]
— n.
  1. fuchsin.
  2. a purplish red.

Ma•gen•ta

Pronunciation: (mu-jen'tu), [key]
— n.
  1. a town in N Italy, W of Milan: the French and Sardinians defeated the Austrians here 1859. 23,690.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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