Mérimée's yellow

Mé·ri·mée's yellow | \ ˈmerēˌmāz- \

Definition of Mérimée's yellow 

: a permanent yellow pigment prepared by fusing lead monoxide and ammonium chloride with a little bismuth antimonate

called also antimony yellow

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History and Etymology for Mérimée's yellow

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

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