from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of a number of red pigments, some of which are used as indicators

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In botany, a corn-poppy.—
  • n. Corn-poppy color; a flame-color.
  • n. In dyeing, the name for various coal-tar colors of different red shades.
  • n. In engineering, a small bridge or culvert.
  • n. Same as cochineal red A.


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  • Ha! No, I meant the English derogatory term for homosexual. They use it both as a noun and a verb - "to ponce about the place", for example.

    August 12, 2007

  • Lovely! *splashing it on my face*

    July 27, 2007

  • A delightful new fragrance inspired by the bilge rats aboard the legendary explorer's ships.

    July 27, 2007

  • de Leon?

    July 27, 2007

  • Sounds French.. This word makes me think of ponce.

    July 27, 2007

  • a vivid red to reddish-orange color

    April 10, 2007