cadmium yellow

noun
a pigment used in painting, consisting of cadmium sulfide and characterized by its strong yellow color and permanence.

Origin:
1870–75

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cadmium yellow

noun
pigment of cadmium sulfide and barium sulfate varying in hue from lemon yellow to orange 
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Scarlet macaws are a study in primary colors-fiery red, cadmium yellow and dark blue.
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