Definition of tuscan red
1 : a moderate reddish brown that is yellower and deeper than roan, redder, slightly darker, and much stronger than mahogany, and redder, stronger, and slightly darker than oxblood —called also madder Indian red, mascara
2 : a purplish red pigment that is an iron red made by treating ferric oxide with a lake (as an alizarin lake)
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