raw sienna

noun

Definition of raw sienna

1 : sienna that has not been calcined — compare burnt sienna sense 1
2 : a brownish orange to light brown that is yellower than sorrel or tawny and yellower and darker than caramel

called also Italian earth, Italian ocher, Mexican red, terra sienna

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“Raw sienna.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/raw%20sienna. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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