cadmium purple


Definition of cadmium purple

: a moderate to deep red that is slightly yellower than burnt carmine

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First Known Use of cadmium purple

circa 1931, in the meaning defined above

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“Cadmium purple.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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