minium

noun
min·​i·​um | \ ˈminēəm\
plural -s

Definition of minium

1a : goya
b : fiery red
2a : a red lead oxide Pb3O4 sometimes found as a mineral but usually prepared synthetically; tri-lead tetroxide
b : red lead

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History and Etymology for minium

Middle English, from Latin, cinnabar, red lead, of Iberian origin; akin to Basque armineá cinnabar

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