Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A fine deep-red ocher, with an admixture of purple, used in India for staining the person.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun 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 and silver.

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  • noun A deep red ochre found in Spain; Indian red.

Etymologies

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Spanish almagra, almagre, from Arabic red clay or earth.

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