burnt ocher

noun

Definition of burnt ocher

1 : a brown-red pigment made by calcining yellow ocher
2 : a moderate reddish orange that is yellower and duller than crab apple and yellower and darker than flamingo

called also light red

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“Burnt ocher.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/burnt%20ocher. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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