Purree
Purree Pur"ree, n. [Hind. peori yellow.] (Chem.) A yellow coloring matter. See {Euxanthin}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Purrée — Purrée, ein aus Ostindien in den Handel kommendes gelbes Farbematerial, soll aus dem Harn der Kameele gewonnen werden, wenn diese die Früchte von Mangostana mangifera gefressen haben; der Absatz aus dem Harn wird gesammelt, getrocknet u. in… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Purree — Purree, s. Püree …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Purrée — (Indischgelb), s. Kobaltgelb …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • Purree — (engl., spr. pörrih), Jaune indienne, Indian yellow, gelber Farbstoff, setzt sich aus dem Harn von Kühen ab, die mit Mangoblättern gefüttert worden sind, besteht aus Euxanthon und euxanthinsaurem Magnesium; Malerfarbe aus Ostindien und China …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • purree — Euxanthin Eux*an thin, n. [Gr. e y^ well + ? yellow.] (Chem.) A yellow pigment imported from India and China. It has a strong odor, and is said to be obtained from the urine of herbivorous animals when fed on the mango. It consists if a magnesium …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • purree — /poor ee, perr ee/, n. 1. See Indian yellow (defs. 1, 2a). adj. 2. having the color Indian yellow. [1850 55; < Hindi piyuri] * * * …   Universalium

  • purree — pur·ree …   English syllables

  • purree — ˈpu̇rē, ˈpərē noun ( s) Etymology: Hindi piūṛī; akin to Sanskrit pīta yellow : indian yellow 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Indian yellow — 1. Also called purree, snowshoe. an orange yellow color. 2. Painting. a. Also called purree. a yellow pigment formerly derived from the urine of cows fed on mango leaves. b. a pigment derived from coal tar, characterized chiefly by its yellow… …   Universalium

  • Euxanthin — Eux*an thin, n. [Gr. e y^ well + ? yellow.] (Chem.) A yellow pigment imported from India and China. It has a strong odor, and is said to be obtained from the urine of herbivorous animals when fed on the mango. It consists if a magnesium salt of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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