rimée's yellow


Mé·​ri·​mée's yellow
: a permanent yellow pigment prepared by fusing lead monoxide and ammonium chloride with a little bismuth antimonate

called also antimony yellow

Word History


probably after Jean-François Mérimée †1836 French painter and chemist

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“Mérimée's yellow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/M%C3%A9rim%C3%A9e%27s%20yellow. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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