aureoline

aureolin

[aw-ree-uh-lin, uh-ree-]
noun
a pigment used in painting, consisting of potassium cobaltinitrite and characterized by its brilliant yellow hue, transparency, and permanence.
Also called cobalt yellow.


Origin:
1875–80; < Latin aureol(us) golden, of gold (see aureole) + -in2

aureoline [aw-ree-uh-lin, -lahyn, uh-ree-] , adjective
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