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- n. Indian yellow or magnesium euxanthate, a transparent yellow pigment used in oil paint.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A yellow pigment imported from India and China. It has a strong odor, and is said to be obtained from the urine of herbivorous animals when fed on the mango. It consists if a magnesium salt of euxanthic acid. Called also puri, purree, and Indian yellow.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The essential constituent of purree or Indian yellow, which is used as a pigment.
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