Definitions for venetian red
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a red pigment, orig. prepared from a natural oxide of iron, now usu. made by calcining a mixture of lime and ferrous sulfate.
Category: Chemistry, Fine Arts
a dark shade of orangy red.
Category: Fine Arts
Origin of Venetian red:
reddish brown, sepia, burnt sienna, Venetian red, mahogany(noun)
a shade of brown with a tinge of red
Of a brownish red colour.
Venetian red is a light and warm pigment that is a darker shade of scarlet, derived from nearly pure ferric oxide of the hematite type. Modern versions are frequently made with synthetic red iron oxide.
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