Naples yellow

a poisonous pigment used in painting and enameling, consisting chiefly of lead antimoniate and characterized by its fugitive yellow color, rapid drying rate, and strong film-forming properties.
Also called antimony yellow.

1730–40; so called because originally manufactured in Naples, Italy Unabridged
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Naples yellow
1.  a yellow pigment, used by artists; lead antimonate
2.  a similar pigment consisting of a mixture of zinc oxide with yellow colouring matter
3.  the colour of either of these pigments

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