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Noun: dye  dI
  1. A usually soluble substance for staining or colouring e.g. fabrics or hair
    - dyestuff
Verb: dye (dyed,dyeing)  dI
  1. Colour with dye
    "Please dye these shoes"
     
  2. Colour for microscopic study
    "The laboratory worker dyed the specimen";
    - stain

Sounds like: di

Derived forms: dyes, dyed, dyeing

Type of: color [US], coloring material [US], colour [Brit, Cdn], colouring material [Brit, Cdn], discolor [US], discolour [Brit, Cdn]

Encyclopedia: Dye, David