cadmium purple

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1931, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cadmium purple was circa 1931

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“Cadmium purple.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cadmium%20purple. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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