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cinnabar

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noun cin·na·bar \ˈsi-nə-ˌbär\

Definition of cinnabar

  1. 1 :  artificial red mercuric sulfide used especially as a pigment

  2. 2 :  a red mineral consisting of native mercuric sulfide HgS that is the only important ore of mercury

  3. 3 :  a deep vivid red

cinnabarine

play \-bə-ˌrīn, -ˌbär-in\ adjective



Medical Dictionary

cinnabar

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noun cin·na·bar \ˈsin-ə-ˌbär\

Medical Definition of cinnabar

  1. 1:  native red sulfide of mercury HgS that is the only important ore of mercury

  2. 2:  artificial red sulfide of mercury used especially as a pigment




Learn More about cinnabar

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of cinnabar Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about cinnabar


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