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 Magellan.Maggot, Maggoty. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Magen’ta.
 
A brilliant red colour derived from coal-tar, named in commemoration of the battle of Magenta, which was fought in 1859.   1
 


 Magellan.Maggot, Maggoty. 

 
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