Mars yellow

noun

Definition of Mars yellow

  1. 1 :  an iron yellow artist's pigment made usually by precipitating an iron salt with alkali and heating the product

  2. 2 or mars yellow :  a moderate to strong orange that is yellower and darker than carrot red and darker than zinc orange or sunburst —called also iron yellow, siderin yellow

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Origin and Etymology of mars yellow

from mars (iron)


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