Indian yellow

noun

1
: a yellow coloring matter: such as
a
: a pigment made from the evaporated urine of cows fed on mango leaves

called also piuri

c
: a brilliant yellow pigment made from Naphthol Yellow S and used in coatings for paper and in distemper colors
2
or indian yellow : a moderate to strong orange yellow that is slightly lighter than Dutch orange

called also purree, snowshoe

Word History

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“Indian yellow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Indian%20yellow. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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