Sinopite
Sinopite Sin"o*pite, n. [F., fr. L. sinopis (sc. terra), a red earth or ocher found in Sinope, a town in Paphlagoma, on the Black Sea, Gr. ????.] (Min.) A brick-red ferruginous clay used by the ancients for red paint. [1913 Webster]

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  • sinopite — sin·o·pite …   English syllables

  • sinopite — ˈsinəˌpīt noun ( s) Etymology: German sinopit, from Latin sinopis + German it ite : a brick red ferruginous clay used by the ancients as a paint …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sinopia — Si*no pi*a, Sinopis Si*no pis, n. A red pigment made from sinopite. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sinopis — Sinopia Si*no pi*a, Sinopis Si*no pis, n. A red pigment made from sinopite. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sinople — a word which comes from the Black Sea city of Sinop (historically Sinope ) in modern day Turkey, where the clay had a red ochre color can refer to several things:* In heraldry, sinople, also called vert, is a green or dark green color. In… …   Wikipedia

  • L’ocre rouge — Ocre rouge Sommaire 1 Description 2 Composition 3 Préparation 4 Utilisation // …   Wikipédia en Français

  • sinople — ˈsinəpəl noun ( s) Etymology: Middle French sinople, sinopre, from Latin sinopis sinopite, from Greek sinōpis, from Sinōpē Sinope, ancient seaport on the Black sea in Asia Minor : ferruginous quartz that is blood red or brownish red sometimes… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sin|o|ple — «SIHN uh puhl», noun. 1. a ferruginous clay, sometimes used as a pigment. Also, sinopite. 2. a kind of ferruginous quartz found in Hungary. ╂[< Old French Sinople < Latin Sinōpis < Greek Sinōpís < Sin ē, a colony] …   Useful english dictionary

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