Venetian red


: an earthy hematite used as a pigment
also : a synthetic iron oxide pigment

Word History

First Known Use

1753, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Venetian red was in 1753

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Cite this Entry

“Venetian red.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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