Indian red

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Indian red

An iron oxide used as a paint and cosmetic pigment.

[From the fact that earths containing the pigment are found in the East Indies.]

Indian red

1. (Dyeing) a red pigment containing ferric oxide, used in paints and cosmetics and produced by oxidizing iron salts
2. (Geological Science) a type of red soil containing ferric oxide, found in S Asia and used as a pigment and metal polish

In′dian red′

1. a yellowish red earth used chiefly as a pigment and metal polish.
2. a yellowish red pigment prepared by oxidizing the salts of iron.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Indian red - a red pigment composed in part from ferric oxide which is often used in paints and cosmeticsIndian red - a red pigment composed in part from ferric oxide which is often used in paints and cosmetics
pigment - dry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid to produce paint, etc.)
2.Indian red - a red soil containing ferric oxide; often used as a pigment
dirt, soil - the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
3.Indian red - a reddish-brown color resembling the red soil used as body paint by American Indians
burnt sienna, reddish brown, sepia, Venetian red, mahogany - a shade of brown with a tinge of red
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