from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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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