Guignet's green

noun Gui·gnet's green \(ˈ)gēn¦yāz-\

Definition of Guignet's green

  1. 1 :  a bluish green pigment of good brilliance and permanence consisting of a hydrated chromic oxide made by fusion of sodium dichromate and boric acid and hydrolysis of the product

  2. 2 :  a dark bluish green that is greener and stronger than average teal green and greener, lighter, and stronger than invisible green (see invisible green 2) —called also Mittler's green

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Origin and Etymology of guignet's green

after C.E. Guignet, 19th century French chemist who discovered the process


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