Indian yellow


noun
  1. Also called purree, snowshoe. an orange-yellow color.

  2. Painting.

    • Also called purree. a yellow pigment formerly derived from the urine of cows fed on mango leaves.

    • a pigment derived from coal tar, characterized chiefly by its yellow color and permanence.

Origin of Indian yellow

1
First recorded in 1865–70

Words Nearby Indian yellow

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