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1. A special clay containing iron and manganese oxides, used as a pigment for oil and watercolor painting.
a. Raw sienna.
b. Burnt sienna.
[Short for terra-sienna, from Italian terra di Sienna, earth of Siena, after Siena.]
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1. (Dyeing) a natural earth containing ferric oxide used as a yellowish-brown pigment when untreated (raw sienna) or a reddish-brown pigment when roasted (burnt sienna)
2. (Colours) the colour of this pigment. See also burnt sienna
[C18: from Italian terra di Siena earth of Siena]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. an iron-bearing earth used as a yellowish brown pigment or, after roasting in a furnace, as a reddish brown pigment.
2. the color of such a pigment.
[1750–60; < Italian (terra di) Sien(n)a (earth of) Siena]
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|Noun||1.||sienna - an earth color containing ferric oxides; used as a pigment|
earth color - a colored mineral used as a pigment
burnt sienna - a reddish-brown pigment produced by roasting sienna
raw sienna - a yellowish-brown pigment made from untreated sienna
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sienna[sɪˈenə] N → siena f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
n (= earth) → Sienaerde f; (= colour) → Ockergelb nt; raw sienna → Ockergelb nt; burned sienna → gebrannte Siena
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
sienna[sɪˈɛnə] n (colour) → terra di Siena
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995