crimson lake

noun

Definition of crimson lake

1a : a lake that is made from cochineal and that is similar to carmine

called also Florentine lake

b : lake that is made from redwood
2 : a moderate red that is yellower then cerise, yellower and slightly darker than claret (see claret sense 3a), and bluer and very slightly lighter than Turkey red

called also sultan

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“Crimson lake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crimson%20lake. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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