miniaceous

colour of reddish lead

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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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

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