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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“Mérimée's yellow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/M%C3%A9rim%C3%A9e%27s%20yellow. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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