bister definition

  • noun:
    • A water-soluble, yellowish-brown pigment.
    • A grayish to yellowish-brown.
    • Alternative spelling of bistre.
    • A dark brown pigment extracted from the soot of timber.
    • In artwork, a brown pigment extracted from the soot of wood.
    • a water-soluble brownish-yellow pigment made by boiling lumber soot
  • others:
    • Of the colour of bister; blackish-brown.

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