from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A yellow pigment, usually containing limonite.
  • noun A moderate orange with yellow overtones.

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  • noun pigment consisting of a limonite mixed with clay and silica


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  • an impure, earthy variety of brown iron ore, which is used as a pigment.

    December 30, 2008