Indian red

Indian red
noun
1. a red pigment composed in part from ferric oxide which is often used in paints and cosmetics
Hypernyms: ↑pigment
2. a red soil containing ferric oxide; often used as a pigment
Hypernyms: ↑soil, ↑dirt
3. a reddish-brown color resembling the red soil used as body paint by American Indians
Hypernyms: ↑reddish brown, ↑sepia, ↑burnt sienna, ↑Venetian red, ↑mahogany

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ˌIndian ˈred 7 [Indian red] noun uncountable
a red colour used in art

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  • Indian red — Indian In di*an (?; 277), a. [From India, and this fr. Indus, the name of a river in Asia, L. Indus, Gr. ?, OPers. Hindu, name of the land on the Indus, Skr. sindhu river, the Indus. Cf. {Hindu}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to India… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Indian red — Red Red (r?d), n. 1. The color of blood, or of that part of the spectrum farthest from violet, or a tint resembling these. Celestial rosy red, love s proper hue. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. A red pigment. [1913 Webster] 3. (European Politics) An… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Indian red — n. 1. a yellowish red ocher, orig. from an island in the Persian Gulf, used in early times as a pigment ☆ 2. an impure native iron oxide used by North American Indians as a reddish war paint, and by early American painters …   English World dictionary

  • Indian red — 1. noun a) Any of a variety of red or purple pigments containing ferric oxide, found in natural earth or made by chemical methods. b) The colour of Indian red pigment: a variety of dark, purplish reds. 2. adjective Having the colour of Indian red …   Wiktionary

  • Indian red — marso raudonasis statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Raudonas pigmentas, kurio pagrindinis komponentas Fe₂O₃. atitikmenys: angl. burnt sienna; Indian red; mars red; mineral red; Persian Gulf oxide; red earth; red ocher, US; red ochre, GB;… …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Indian red — Almagra Al*ma gra, n. [Sp. almagra, almagre, fr. Ar. al maghrah red clay or earth.] A fine, deep red ocher, somewhat purplish, found in Spain. It is the {sil atticum} of the ancients. Under the name of {Indian red} it is used for polishing glass… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Indian Red Cross — The inc is a voluntary humanitarian organization having a network of over 700 branches throughout India, providing relief in times of disasters/emergencies and promoting health care of the vulnerable people and communities. It is a leading member …   Wikipedia

  • Indian red-wood — indinė cezalpinija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Cezalpinijinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Caesalpinia sappan). atitikmenys: lot. Caesalpinia sappan angl. Indian red wood; Indian redwood; Japan wood tree; Sappan caesalpinia; sappanwood vok …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Indian red-pear — paprastoji murtenga statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Burserinių šeimos medieninis augalas (Protium serratum), paplitęs pietryčių Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Protium serratum angl. Indian red pear; murtenga šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių kalbos …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Indian red — In′dian red′ n. 1) jew a yellowish red earth used chiefly as a pigment and metal polish 2) a yellowish red pigment prepared by oxidizing the salts of iron • Etymology: 1745–55 …   From formal English to slang

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