[ sin-uh-puh s, si-noh-puh s ]
/ ˈsɪn ə pəs, sɪˈnoʊ pəs /
a red ocher, used from antiquity to the Middle Ages.
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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 synopre ≪ Latin
Words nearby sinopis
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There is an extraordinary difference of opinion respecting the Mediæval Latin, Sinopis.The Curiosities of Heraldry|Mark Antony Lower