The female half of the janitorial crew in the Rocky Horror Picture Show. The owner of those pouty red lips on the cover, and in the beginning and end of the movie.
Riff-Raff is the male half. The two are siblings, and also seem, at times, to be intimate with each other. They end up killing Dr. Frank-N-Furter, then returning to their home planet Transsexual in the galaxy of Transylvania.

Ma*gen"ta (?), n. Chem.

An aniline dye obtained as an amorphous substance having a green bronze surface color, which dissolves to a shade of red; also, the color; -- so called from Magenta, in Italy, in allusion to the battle fought there about the time the dye was discovered. Called also fuchsine, roseine, etc.

<-- now fuschin -->

<-- 2. n. the purpish-red color of magenta -->


© Webster 1913.

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