onion red

noun
variants: or onionpeel \ ˈ⸗⸗ˌ⸗ \

Definition of onion red

: a grayish red that is bluer and deeper than Pompeian red, bluer and darker than bois de rose, and deeper than livid brown

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“Onion red.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/onion%20red. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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