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Indian yellow

noun
1.
Also called purree, snowshoe. an orange-yellow color.
2.
Painting.
  1. Also called purree. a yellow pigment formerly derived from the urine of cows fed on mango leaves.
  2. a pigment derived from coal tar, characterized chiefly by its yellow color and permanence.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70
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