Gender Feminine & Masculine
Pronounced Pron. ə-LIZ-ə-rin
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Contributor Contrib.Kazifasari on 12/10/2009
From alizarin crimson, the English name of a shade of red. The color is named after a red dye originally obtained from the root of the madder plant, ultimately from Arabic al-usara meaning "the juice". This was used for a male character in the romance novel 'Pandora' by Jilly Cooper.