[sin-uh-puh s, si-noh-puh s]


a red ocher, used from antiquity to the Middle Ages.

Nearby words

  1. sinoper,
  2. sinophil,
  3. sinophile,
  4. sinophobe,
  5. sinopia,
  6. sinopulmonary,
  7. sinorespiratory,
  8. sins,
  9. sinsemilla,
  10. sinsiang

Also si·no·pi·a [si-noh-pee-uh] /sɪˈnoʊ pi ə/, sin·o·per [sin-uh-per] /ˈsɪn ə pər/.

Origin of sinopis

< Latin Sinōpis ocher found in Sinope, Greek colony in Paphlagonia; compare late Middle English synopreLatin Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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