earth color

Definitions of earth color
  1. noun
    a colored mineral used as a pigment
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    sienna
    an earth color containing ferric oxides; used as a pigment
    ocher, ochre
    any of various earths containing silica and alumina and ferric oxide; used as a pigment
    umber
    an earth pigment
    burnt sienna
    a reddish-brown pigment produced by roasting sienna
    raw sienna
    a yellowish-brown pigment made from untreated sienna
    sinoper, sinopia, sinopis
    a red ocher formerly used as a pigment
    yellow ocher, yellow ochre
    pigment consisting of a limonite mixed with clay and silica
    raw umber
    greenish brown pigment
    burnt umber
    dark brown pigment obtained by heating umber
    type of:
    mineral
    solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition
    pigment
    dry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid to produce paint, etc.)
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