Indian red definition

  • noun:
    • any one of multiple red or purple pigments containing ferric oxide, present in all-natural earth or created by chemical practices.
    • the color of Indian red pigment: multiple dark, purplish reds.
    • See under Indian, and Almagra.
    • a reddish-brown color resembling the purple earth utilized as body paint by US Indians
    • a red pigment composed in part from ferric oxide that will be usually found in paints and beauty products
    • a red soil containing ferric oxide; usually used as a pigment
  • adjective:
    • getting the colour of Indian purple pigment.
    • See Almagra.

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