Venetian red

noun

Definition of Venetian red

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

First Known Use of Venetian red

1753, in the meaning defined above

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“Venetian red.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Venetian%20red. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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