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They do not properly tattoo, but color the skin with achote or anatto.
The Andes and the Amazon James Orton

Any Cheddar that isn’t colored with anatto is known as White Cheddar.
The Complete Book of Cheese Robert Carlton Brown

noun (pl) -tos
a variant spelling of annatto


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  • Anax

    one of the Gigantes and father of Asterius. Historical Examples I am indebted to this naturalist for the following facts on Hetærina, Anax, and Gomphus. The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, Vol. I (1st edition) Charles Darwin In Anax junius the basal part of the abdomen in the male is a […]

  • Anaxagoras

    500?–428 b.c, Greek philosopher. Historical Examples And it is certainly in this way that Anaxagoras uses the terms. A Critical History of Greek Philosophy W. T. Stace Now, Anaxagoras had never heard of the true God, the God whom we worship. The Story of the Greeks H. A. Guerber The particulars of the charge were […]

  • Anaxarete

    a princess turned to stone for scorning the love of a commoner. Historical Examples The cliff of Leucas knew no distinction of sex, and Sappho can be set against Anaxarete. A History of the French Novel, Vol. 1 George Saintsbury

  • Anaxial

    adjective (biology) asymmetrical

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