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ponceau

[pon-soh] /pɒnˈsoʊ/
noun
1.
a vivid red to reddish-orange color.
adjective
2.
having the color ponceau.
Origin of ponceau
1825-1835
1825-35; < French (compare Old French pouncel poppy), perhaps diminutive of paon peacock < Latin pāvōn- (stem of pāvō)
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