red ocher
noun Date: 1572 a red earthy hematite used as a pigment

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  • Red ocher — Red Red, a. [Compar. {Redder} ( d?r); superl. {Reddest}.] [OE. red, reed, AS. re[ a]d, re[ o]d; akin to OS. r[=o]d, OFries. r[=a]d, D. rood, G. roht, rot, OHG. r[=o]t, Dan. & Sw. r[ o]d, Icel. rau[eth]r, rj[=o][eth]r, Goth. r[ a]uds, W. rhudd,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • red ocher — n. a red, earthy hematite, used as a pigment …   English World dictionary

  • red ocher — I. noun Etymology: red (I) + ocher 1. : a red earthy and often impure hematite used as a pigment 2. : bole 3 II. adjective Usage: usually capitalized R&O …   Useful english dictionary

  • red ocher — red′ o′cher n. mir any of the red natural earths, mixtures of hematite, that are used as pigments • Etymology: 1565–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • red ocher — any of the red natural earths, mixtures of hematite, that are used as pigments. [1565 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • Red Ocher Culture — The Red Ocher Culture is a series of archaeological sites located in the Upper Great Lakes, the Greater Illinois River Valley, and the Ohio River Valley in the American Midwest. The sites form a burial complex, dating from 1000 BC to 400 BC, the… …   Wikipedia

  • red ocher, US — marso raudonasis statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Raudonas pigmentas, kurio pagrindinis komponentas Fe₂O₃. atitikmenys: angl. burnt sienna; Indian red; mars red; mineral red; Persian Gulf oxide; red earth; red ocher, US; red ochre, GB;… …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • red ocher, US — geležies(III) oksidas statusas T sritis chemija formulė Fe₂O₃ atitikmenys: angl. colcothar; ferric oxide; iron minium; iron sesquioxide; ironic oxide; iron(III) oxide; Prussian red; red iron oxide; red ocher, US; red ochre, GB; Spanish oxide rus …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Red — Red, a. [Compar. {Redder} ( d?r); superl. {Reddest}.] [OE. red, reed, AS. re[ a]d, re[ o]d; akin to OS. r[=o]d, OFries. r[=a]d, D. rood, G. roht, rot, OHG. r[=o]t, Dan. & Sw. r[ o]d, Icel. rau[eth]r, rj[=o][eth]r, Goth. r[ a]uds, W. rhudd, Armor …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Red admiral — Red Red, a. [Compar. {Redder} ( d?r); superl. {Reddest}.] [OE. red, reed, AS. re[ a]d, re[ o]d; akin to OS. r[=o]d, OFries. r[=a]d, D. rood, G. roht, rot, OHG. r[=o]t, Dan. & Sw. r[ o]d, Icel. rau[eth]r, rj[=o][eth]r, Goth. r[ a]uds, W. rhudd,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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