Mars yellow

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

from mars (iron)

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“Mars yellow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mars%20yellow. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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