- colour of reddish lead
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miniaceous — min·i·a·ceous … English syllables
miniaceous — a. having colour of red lead. ♦ miniate, v.t. paint with red lead; decorate with red letters or rubrics; illuminate (manuscripts). ♦ miniator, n … Dictionary of difficult words
miniaceous — |minē|āshəs adjective Etymology: Latin miniaceus, from minium cinnabar, red lead + aceus aceous more at minium : of the color of minium or red lead … Useful english dictionary
Colour Terms — This list contains 168 definitions of obscure colour terms using combinations of normal colours of the rainbow and descriptive adjectives; e.g. cardinal = deep scarlet red; russet = reddish brown. Note that most English speakers outside the U.S.… … Phrontistery dictionary