Cappagh brown


Cap·​pagh brown
variants or Cappah brown
: a natural pigment consisting chiefly of hydrated oxides of manganese and iron and having a hue of reddish brown that heating makes richer
: russian calf

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from Cappagh, near Cork, Ireland, its locality

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“Cappagh brown.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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