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sinopis

[sin-uh-puh s, si-noh-puh s] /ˈsɪn ə pəs, sɪˈnoʊ pəs/
noun
1.
a red ocher, used from antiquity to the Middle Ages.
Also, sinopia
[si-noh-pee-uh] /sɪˈnoʊ pi ə/ (Show IPA),
sinoper
[sin-uh-per] /ˈsɪn ə pər/ (Show IPA)
.
Origin of sinopis
late Middle English
< Latin Sinōpis ocher found in Sinope, Greek colony in Paphlagonia; compare late Middle English synopreLatin
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  • There is an extraordinary difference of opinion respecting the Mediæval Latin, sinopis.

    The Curiosities of Heraldry Mark Antony Lower

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