ponceau

[ pon-soh ]
/ pɒnˈsoʊ /

noun

a vivid red to reddish-orange color.

adjective

having the color ponceau.

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Origin of ponceau

1825–35; <French (compare Old French pouncel poppy), perhaps diminutive of paon peacock <Latin pāvōn- (stem of pāvō)
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