Chinese red

noun

Definition of Chinese red

  1. 1 :  any of various red pigments: such as a :  a basic lead chromate (as chrome red) b :  vermillion 1a c :  an iron red

  2. 2a :  vermilion 2b b :  indian red 2b c :  a deep reddish orange that is slightly yellower and stronger than average tomato

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