aureolin

[ aw-ree-uh-lin, uh-ree- ]
/ ɔˈri ə lɪn, əˈri- /

noun

a pigment used in painting, consisting of potassium cobaltinitrite and characterized by its brilliant yellow hue, transparency, and permanence.

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Also called cobalt yellow.

Origin of aureolin

1875–80; < Latin aureol(us) golden, of gold (see aureole) + -in2

OTHER WORDS FROM aureolin

au·re·o·line [aw-ree-uh-lin, -lahyn, uh-ree-] /ɔˈri ə lɪn, -ˌlaɪn, əˈri-/, adjective
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