orpiment

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or·pi·ment

noun \ˈr-pə-mənt\

Definition of ORPIMENT

:  a rare orange to lemon-yellow mineral consisting of a native trisulfide of arsenic

Origin of ORPIMENT

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin auripigmentum, from aurum + pigmentum pigment
First Known Use: 14th century

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