Definition of gamene in US English:

gamene

noun

historical
  • A low-quality grade of madder as sold in powdered form; madder of this grade (also "gamene madder").

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Ralph Thoresby (1658–1725), antiquary and topographer. From Dutch gemeen common, borrowed in specific use in the context of trade.

Pronunciation

gamene

/ɡəˈmiːn/