cadmium green


a pigment used in painting, consisting of a mixture of hydrated oxide of chromium with cadmium sulfide, and characterized by its strong green color and slow drying rate.

Nearby words

  1. cadmean,
  2. cadmean victory,
  3. cadmium,
  4. cadmium bronze,
  5. cadmium cell,
  6. cadmium orange,
  7. cadmium red,
  8. cadmium sulfate,
  9. cadmium sulfide,
  10. cadmium sulphide

Origin of cadmium green

First recorded in 1930–35 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019