Arnatto



(def 2).
Historical Examples

Put into a pint of alcohol, an ounce of turmeric powder, two drams of arnatto, and two drams of saffron.
The Cook and Housekeeper’s Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, Mary Eaton

Some of the men also smear their bodies with arnatto, as do the women.
The Western World W.H.G. Kingston

If the colours be wanted of a deeper cast, arnatto or dragon’s blood may be added to the tincture.
The Cook and Housekeeper’s Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, Mary Eaton

Nankeen is obtained from Spanish arnatto dissolved in hot water, with a small portion of pearlash in it.
Mrs. Hale’s Receipts for the Million Sarah Josepha Hale

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