Definition of Indian yellow
1 : a yellow coloring matter: such as a : a pigment made from the evaporated urine of cows fed on mango leaves —called also piuri b : cobalt yellow 1 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
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