iron red

noun

Definition of iron red

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 27 Jul. 2021.

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