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bis·ter

or bis·tre  (bĭs′tər)
n.
1. A water-soluble, yellowish-brown pigment.
2. A grayish to yellowish brown.

[French bistre.]

bis′tered adj.

bistre

(ˈbɪstə) or

bister

n
1. (Art Terms) a transparent water-soluble brownish-yellow pigment made by boiling the soot of wood, used for pen and wash drawings
2. (Colours)
a. a yellowish-brown to dark brown colour
b. (as modifier): bistre paint.
[C18: from French, of unknown origin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bistre - a water-soluble brownish-yellow pigment made by boiling wood soot
pigment - dry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid to produce paint, etc.)
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