Raw sienna
Sienna Si*en"na, n. [It. terra di Siena, fr. Siena in Italy.] (Chem.) Clay that is colored red or brown by the oxides of iron or manganese, and used as a pigment. It is used either in the raw state or burnt. [1913 Webster]

{Burnt sienna}, sienna made of a much redder color by the action of fire.

{Raw sienna}, sienna in its natural state, of a transparent yellowish brown color. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Raw — (r[add]), a. [Compar. {Rawer} (r[add] [ e]r); superl. {Rawest}.] [AS. hre[ a]w; akin to D. raauw, LG. rau, G. roh, OHG. r[=o], Icel. hr[=a]r, Dan. raa, Sw. r[*a], L. crudus, Gr. kre as flesh, Skr. kravis raw flesh. [root]18. Cf. {Crude},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Raw material — Raw Raw (r[add]), a. [Compar. {Rawer} (r[add] [ e]r); superl. {Rawest}.] [AS. hre[ a]w; akin to D. raauw, LG. rau, G. roh, OHG. r[=o], Icel. hr[=a]r, Dan. raa, Sw. r[*a], L. crudus, Gr. kre as flesh, Skr. kravis raw flesh. [root]18. Cf. {Crude},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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