Castilian red

noun

Definition of Castilian red

: a vivid red that is lighter, slightly yellower, and stronger than apple red, yellower, lighter, and stronger than carmine, yellower and lighter than madder crimson, bluer and lighter than pimento, and bluer, lighter, and stronger than scarlet

called also cochineal, Dutch scarlet, fire scarlet, goblin scarlet

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“Castilian red.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Castilian%20red. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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