What does Cinnabar mean?

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ˈsɪn əˌbɑrCinnabar

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cinnabar(noun)

    a heavy reddish mineral consisting of mercuric sulfide; the chief source of mercury

  2. cinnabar, cinnabar moth, Callimorpha jacobeae(adj)

    large red-and-black European moth; larvae feed on leaves of ragwort; introduced into United States to control ragwort

  3. vermilion, vermillion, cinnabar, Chinese-red(adj)

    of a vivid red to reddish-orange color


  1. cinnabar(Noun)

    A deep red mineral, mercuric sulfide, HgS; the principal ore of mercury; such ore used as the pigment vermilion.

  2. cinnabar(Adjective)

    Of a bright red colour tinted with orange.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cinnabar(noun)

    red sulphide of mercury, occurring in brilliant red crystals, and also in red or brown amorphous masses. It is used in medicine

  2. Cinnabar(noun)

    the artificial red sulphide of mercury used as a pigment; vermilion

  3. Origin: [L. cinnabaris, Gr. ; prob. of Oriental origin; cf. Per. qinbr, Hind. shangarf.]


  1. Cinnabar

    Cinnabar or cinnabarite, is the common ore of mercury.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cinnabar

    sin′a-bar, n. sulphuret of mercury, called vermilion when used as a pigment.—adj. vermilion-coloured.—adjs. Cinnabar′ic, Cinn′abarine. [L.,—Gr. kinnabari, a dye, from Persian.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Cinnabar

    a sulphide of mercury from which the mercury of commerce is obtained.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cinnabar in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cinnabar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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