madder crimson

noun

Definition of madder crimson

: a vivid red that is bluer and deeper than apple red, yellower and stronger than carmine, bluer and darker than Castilian red or pimento, and bluer and deeper than scarlet

called also crimson madder

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“Madder crimson.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/madder%20crimson. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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