carthamus red

noun, often capitalized C
variants: or carthamus rose

Definition of carthamus red

: a vivid red that is yellower, lighter, and slightly stronger than apple red, yellower, lighter, and stronger than carmine, and lighter, stronger, and slightly bluer than scarlet

called also artillery, leaf red, Lincoln red, Portuguese red, rose Carthame, rouge vegetal, safflor, safflower red, vegetable red, vegetable rouge

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“Carthamus red.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carthamus%20red. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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