Indian yellow

noun

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 sense 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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