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Shiboku (紫墨, しぼく, lit. “violet ink”)

Ink type, either hardened (固形墨, こけいぼく, kokei boku) or liquid (墨汁, ぼくじゅう, bokujū), enhanced with a natural purple dye received from Purple Gromwell (plant), which is native to Japan. Please also refer to coloured ink (色墨, しょくぼく, shokuboku), or read more about ink in general, here.

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