Mars orange

noun

1
: an orange artist's pigment made by calcining Mars yellow
2
or mars orange : a moderate reddish orange that is yellower and darker than flamingo, yellower and duller than crab apple, and very slightly redder and darker than tile red (see tile red sense 2)

Word History

Etymology

from mars (iron)

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“Mars orange.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mars%20orange. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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