cadmium yellow


a pigment used in painting, consisting of cadmium sulfide and characterized by its strong yellow color and permanence.

Nearby words

  1. cadmium orange,
  2. cadmium red,
  3. cadmium sulfate,
  4. cadmium sulfide,
  5. cadmium sulphide,
  6. cadmus,
  7. cadmus, paul,
  8. cadogan teapot,
  9. cadre,
  10. cadreman

Origin of cadmium yellow

First recorded in 1870–75 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019