cadmium purple

noun

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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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 28 Nov. 2021.

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