iron red

noun

1
: a natural or synthetic red pigment (as Indian red or Venetian red) consisting wholly or in part of iron oxide compare rouge sense 2a
2
: any of the colors oxide red
especially : indian red compare iron-oxide red

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“Iron red.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/iron%20red. Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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