Chinese red


Definition of Chinese red

1 : any of various red pigments: such as
a : a basic lead chromate (as chrome red)
c : an iron red
b : indian red
c : a deep reddish orange that is slightly yellower and stronger than average tomato

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“Chinese red.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2020.

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